Sue Prideaux is an English novelist and biographer. She has strong links to Norway and her godmother was painted by Edvard Munch, whose biography she later wrote under the title Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream. Prior to taking up writing she trained as an art historian in Florence, Paris, and London.
Awards and distinctions
- 2005 James Tait Black Memorial Prize
- 2012 Samuel Johnson Prize, shortlist, Strindberg 
- 2012 Duff Cooper Prize Strindberg
- Rude mechanicals, Abacus, 1997
- Magnetic North, Little, Brown, 1998
- Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream, Yale University Press, 2005
- Thore Heramb, Labyrinth, 2006
- Strindberg: A Life, 2012
- Alison Flood (5 October 2012). "Six books to 'change our view of the world' on shortlist for non-fiction prize". The Guardian. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
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