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Barry Unsworth
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Born (1930-08-10)10 August 1930
Wingate, County Durham, England
Died 4 June 2012(2012-06-04) (aged 81)
Perugia, Umbria, Italy
Occupation Writer
Period 1966–2012
Genre Novel
Subject Historical fiction
Notable works Sacred Hunger
Notable awards Booker Prize

Barry Unsworth FRSL (10 August 1930 – 4 June 2012) was an English writer known for his historical fiction. He published 17 novels, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times, winning once for the 1992 novel Sacred Hunger.

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