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  Margaret Drabble Monday 21 October 2002  
Margaret Drabble It was marriage which first propelled novelist and critic, Margaret Drabble, into writing her first book A Summer Birdcage. It was an immediate success and was followed two years later, in 1965, by The Millstone which won the John Llewelyn Rhys Prize.

Margaret Drabble talks to Jenni about The Millstone, this week's Woman's Hour drama serial, and about her new book, The Seven Sisters.
The Seven Sisters by Margaret Drabble is published by Viking ISBN 067091335.
The Millstone by Margaret Drabble is published by Penguin Books ISBN 0140028420


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