Paula Byrne

Paula Byrne

Paula Byrne is a British author and biographer most famous for her bestseller "Perdita: The Life of Mary Robinson". Her debut book was the highly-acclaimed study of Jane Austen, "Jane Austen and the Theatre", which was published in 2002 by HarperCollins. Byrne has a PhD from the University of Liverpool. Before becoming an author, she taught in a school, college and university.

In 2005 her biography "Perdita: The Life of Mary Robinson" was featured on the Richard & Judy Book Club on Channel 4.

Byrne lives in a Warwickshire village near Stratford-upon-Avon and is married to the Shakespeare scholar Jonathan Bate with whom she has three young children.


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