Gillian Tindall

Gillian Tindall (born 4 May 1938) is a British writer and historian. Among her books are City of Gold: The Biography of Bombay (1992) and Celestine: Voices from a French Village (1997). Her novel Fly Away Home won the Somerset Maugham Award in 1972. From the 1960s to the early 1990s, Tindall worked as a journalist, writing stories for The Guardian, the Evening Standard, The Times, and The Independent and for many years she was a regular guest on the BBC Radio 3 arts discussion programme, Critics’ Forum. Since 1963 she has lived in Kentish Town, North London.


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