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Julia Blackburn


(b.1948)

Julia Blackburn is the author of four books of non-fiction, Charles Waterton, The Emperor's Last Island, Daisy Bates in the Desert and Old Man Goya, and two novels, The Book of Colour and The Leper's Companions, both of which were shortlisted for the Orange Prize.
 
 

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Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (1996) : The Book of Colour
Women's Prize For Fiction Best Novel nominee (1996) : The Book of Colour
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (1999) : The Leper's Companions
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (1999) : The Leper's Companions
Women's Prize For Fiction Best Novel nominee (1999) : The Leper's Companions