Fiona MacCarthy

A well known broadcaster and critic, Fiona MacCarthy established herself as one of the leading writers of biography in Britain with her widely acclaimed book Eric Gill, published in 1989. Her biography of Byron was described by A. N. Wilson as 'a flawless triumph' and William Morris, described by A.S. Byatt as 'large, delicious and intelligent, full of shining detail' won the Wolfson History Prize and the Writers' Guild Non-Fiction Award. She has also written Last Curtsey, the story of the...See more