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Fay Weldon

AKA Franklin Birkinshaw

Born: 22-Sep-1931
Birthplace: Alvechurch, Worcestershire, England

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Life and Loves of a She-Devil

Father: (physician)
Mother: Margaret
Sister: Jane
Son: (illegitimate)
Husband: Ronald Bateman (div. after two years)
Husband: Ronald Weldon (m. 1962, div. 1994, three sons)
Husband: Nicholas Fox (poet, m. 1995)

    University: MA, University of St. Andrews, (1952)

Author of books:
The Fat Woman's Joke (1967, novel, aka And the Wife Ran Away)
Down Among the Women (1971, novel)
Female Friends (1975, novel)
Remember Me (1976, novel)
Little Sisters (1977, novel)
Praxis (1978, novel)
Puffball (1980, novel)
The President's Child (1982, novel)
The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (1983, novel)
The Shrapnel Academy (1986, novel)
The Heart of the Country (1987, novel)
The Hearts and Lives of Men (1987, novel)
Leader of the Band (1988, novel)
The Cloning of Joanna May (1989, novel)
Darcy's Utopia (1990, novel)
Growing Rich (1992, novel)
Life Force (1992, novel)
Affliction (1993, novel, aka Trouble)
Splitting (1995, novel)
Wicked Women: A Collection of Short Stories (1995, short stories)
Worst Fears (1996, novel)
Big Women (1997, novel)
A Hard Time to Be a Father (1999, short stories)
Rhode Island Blues (2000, novel)
The Bulgari Connection (2001, novel)
Mantrapped (2004, novel)

Wrote plays:
The Fat Woman's Tale (1966, television play)
Spider (1973, radio play)
Words of Advice (1974)
Polaris (1978, radio play)
Action Replay (1979)

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