"Beryl" as written by and Mark Knopfler....
Beryl was on another level
When she got a Booker medal
She was dead in her grave
After all she gave
After all she gave

Beryl, every time they’d overlook her
When they gave her a Booker
She was dead in her grave
After all she gave
After all she gave

It’s all too late now
It’s all too late now
It’s too late, you dabblers, it’s all too late
It’s too late, you dabblers, it’s all too late

Beryl, the tobacco overtook her
When they gave her a Booker
She was dead in her grave
After all she gave
After all she gave

It’s all too late now
It’s all too late now
It’s too late, you dabblers, it’s all too late
It’s too late, you dabblers, it’s all too late

Beryl was on another level
When she got a Booker medal
She was dead in her grave
After all she gave
After all she gave
After all she gave
After all she gave


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"Beryl" as written by Mark Knopfler

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    My InterpretationQuite simply, this song is about Beryl Bainbridge. An author who always seemed to be the bridesmaid, and never the bridge when it came to earning the Booker medal of literary excellence. Finally, posthumously, she was finally given her due.
    stevenmswon July 08, 2016   Link

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