Siân Busby was an award-winning writer, broadcaster and film maker. She published four books, including The Cruel Mother, a memoir of her great-grandmother which won the MIND Book Award in 2004; and a novel, McNaughten, which was published to critical acclaim in 2009. Her last novel, A Commonplace Killing is out now. She was married to the BBC Business editor, Robert Peston, and had two sons. She died in September 2012 after a long illness and is much missed.
“A brilliant writer”
“A writer with a rare and singular dedication to authenticity. ”
“A writer of rare subtlety”
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