AS Byatt: Author, critic and poet dies aged 87
Novelist, critic and poet Dame AS Byatt has died at the age of 87, her publisher has announced.
The renowned writer, whose full name was Antonia Susan Byatt, won the Booker Prize for her 1990 novel Possession.
In a statement, Penguin Random House said they were “deeply saddened” to announce her death.
They described her as “one of the most significant writers and critics of our time”.AS Byatt: Author, critic and poet dies aged 87, Steven McIntosh, BBC News