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Beryl Bainbridge RIP: Foolish To Give Up Sex At 60

IT’S soooo typical of novelist Dame Beryl Bainbridge to die on a Friday.

If you’d asked me before she passed away (in the early hours of this morning) which day of the week was she likely to light up her last ever fag, I’d have said a Friday. She was a funny awkward thing, peculiar like her face, forever dropping bricks. So thank you Beryl for adding to the flight-or-Friday burden and annoying every obit ed in the land (do see my gorgeous piece in the current issue of Eulogy on obituarists) – that’s the weekend packages scrapped!

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Posted: 2nd, July 2010 | In: Key Posts | Comments (21)