Sybille Bedford


Sybille Bedford (1911–2006) was a German-born English writer, best known for her partly autobiographical works, including A Legacy and its follow-up, Jigsaw: An Unsentimental Education. An outspoken critic of the Nazi regime, Bedford was a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and an appointed Officer of the OBE. She was awarded the Golden PEN Award in 1993 and, after traveling across Europe and the United States for many years, settled in London where she lived until her death.

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