Melvyn Bragg

Standard Name: Bragg, Melvyn


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Friends, Associates Beryl Bainbridge
Among the writers whom BB met the trip to Israel in 1977, Bernice Rubens and Melvyn Bragg became in time her close friends. Bainbridge and Rubens saw each other regularly for thirty years, met each...
Literary responses Beryl Bainbridge
Melvyn Bragg reported that it had not been possible to achieve for this novel the final completeness that its author would have wished, but that Rose is one of Beryl Bainbridge's greatest creations.
Bragg, Melvyn. “Always leave them wanting more”. The Observer, p. 43.
Literary responses J. K. Rowling
Some reviewers on both sides of the Atlantic thought far more highly of Rowling the adult novelist. Melvyn Bragg in the Observer declared This is a wonderful novel. Invoking the names of male as well...


6 October 2010
A previously unknown poem by Ted Hughes , Last Letter, became available to the public when it was read on the BBC 's Channel 4 News by Jonathan Pryce .
Kennedy, Maev. “Unknown poem reveals Ted Hughes’ torment over death of Sylvia Plath”. The Guardian.