Welcome to the official website of Mary Chamberlain, novelist and historian, author of the international best-seller, THE DRESSMAKER OF DACHAU (UK) / THE DRESSMAKER’S WAR (USA). Published in the UK in 2015, and in the USA in 2016, it has now sold worldwide to 19 countries. Her second novel, THE HIDDEN, was published by OneWorld in February 2019 and was a Sunday Times MUST READ choice of the best recent books. She is currently working on another historical novel for publication in 2021 or 2022.
Mary Chamberlain’s first book, the highly acclaimed FENWOMEN, was also the first to be published by Virago Press in 1975, and was the inspiration for Caryl Churchill’s award winning play Fen.
You can find out more on her novels, and on all her non-fiction work, as well as reading blogs and other articles by following the links on the website.
We hope you enjoy it.