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George Mann MacBeth (19 January 1932 – 16 February 1992) was a Scottish poet and novelist. He was born in Shotts, Lanarkshire.

When he was three, his family moved to Sheffield.He was educated in Sheffield at King Edward VII School where he was Head Prefect in 1951 ( photo), before going up to New College, Oxford, with an Open Scholarship in Classics.

He joined BBC Radio on graduating in 1955 from the University of Oxford. He worked there, as a producer of programmes on poetry, notably for the BBC Third Programme, until 1976. He was a member of The Group.

He resigned from the BBC to take up novel writing; he introduced a series of thrillers involving the spy, Cadbury. In his later post-BBC years, after divorcing his first wife, he married the novelist Lisa St Aubin de Tern, by whom he had a child, Alexander Morton George MacBeth, and after an acrimonious divorce, moved with his new wife, Penny, to Ireland to live in Tuam, County Galway. A few months later, George MacBeth was diagnosed as suffering from motor neurone disease, of which he died in early 1992. In the last poetry he wrote, MacBeth provides an anatomy of a cruel disease and the destruction it caused two people deeply in love. Penny and George had two children.

Poems from Oby (1982) was a Choice of the Poetry Book Society; Oby is a Norfolk village. He received a Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award for his work.

He died in Tuam, County Galway, Ireland.

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Total Books: 95
Book of Cats
1992 - Book of Cats (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781852241636
ISBN-10: 1852241632
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The Patient
1992 - The Patient (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780091775438
ISBN-10: 0091775434
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Another Love Story
1991 - Another Love Story (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780747506065
ISBN-10: 074750606X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Anatomy of a Divorce
1988 - Anatomy of a Divorce [Hutchinson poets] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780091726843
ISBN-10: 0091726840
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The Story of Daniel
1986 - The Story of Daniel [Stories of Jesus Lutterworth] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780718826505
ISBN-10: 0718826507
Genres: Children's Books, Christian Books & Bibles
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Anna's Book
1984 - Anna's Book (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780030704871
ISBN-10: 0030704871
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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1983 - Kind of Treason [Coronet Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
The Katana
1983 - The Katana (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425058237
ISBN-10: 0425058239
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Rectory Mice
1982 - The Rectory Mice (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780091479404
ISBN-10: 0091479401
Genre: Children's Books
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Born Losers
1982 - Born Losers (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780446906548
ISBN-10: 0446906549
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Cadbury and the Samurai
1981 - Cadbury and the Samurai (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780450051005
ISBN-10: 0450051005
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Typing a Novel About the War
1980 - Typing a Novel About the War (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780706805017
ISBN-10: 0706805011
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Poems of Love and Death
1980 - Poems of Love and Death [Secker and Warburg poets] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780436270185
ISBN-10: 0436270188
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The Survivor
1978 - The Survivor (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780151870462
ISBN-10: 0151870462
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Book of Cats
1977 - The Book of Cats (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780688031596
ISBN-10: 0688031595
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Last Night
1976 - Last Night (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780706803211
ISBN-10: 0706803213
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Journey to the Island
1975 - Journey to the Island (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780706803020
ISBN-10: 0706803027
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The Transformation
1975 - The Transformation (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780575019201
ISBN-10: 0575019204
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Poet's Year
1973 - Poet's Year (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780575017429
ISBN-10: 0575017422
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My Scotland Fragments of a state of mind
1973 - My Scotland Fragments of a State of Mind (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780333141342
ISBN-10: 0333141342
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A Farewell
1972 - A Farewell (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780706800449
ISBN-10: 0706800443
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The Orlando Poems
1971 - The Orlando Poems (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780333131091
ISBN-10: 0333131096
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1970 - Poems (Paperback)Paperback