Elizabeth Jane Howard

Elizabeth Jane Howard

Elizabeth Jane Howard (born 26 March 1923, London) is an English novelist. She was an actress and a model before becoming a novelist.

In 1951, she won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for her first novel, "The Beautiful Visit". Six further novels followed, before she embarked on her best known work, a four novel family saga set in wartime England. "The Light Years", "Marking Time", "Confusion", and "Casting Off" were serialised by Cinema Verity for BBC television as "The Cazalets".

She has also written a book of short stories, "Mr Wrong", and edited two anthologies.

She married Sir Peter Scott in 1942; they had a daughter, Nicola, then divorced in 1951. A second marriage, to Jim Douglas-Henry in 1958, was brief. Her third marriage to novelist Kingsley Amis lasted from 1965 to 1983. She now lives in Bungay in Suffolk and was awarded a CBE in 2000. [ [http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/elizabeth-jane-howard-all-your-life-you-are-changing-603545.html Elizabeth Jane Howard: 'All your life you are changing' - Features, Books - Independent.co.uk ] ] . Her autobiography, "Slipstream", was published in 2002.


*cite book | title=The Beautiful Visit | publisher=Jonathan Cape | year=1950 | id=ISBN 0-224-60977-7

*cite book | title=We Are for the Dark: Six Ghost Stories |publisher=Jonathan Cape | year=1951 (a collection containing three stories by Howard and three by Robert Aickman)

*cite book | title=The Long View | publisher=Jonathan Cape | year=1956 | id=ISBN 0-224-60318-3

*cite book | title=The Sea Change | publisher=Jonathan Cape | year=1959 | id=ISBN 0-224-60319-1

*cite book | title=After Julius | publisher=Jonathan Cape | year=1965 | id=ISBN 0-224-61037-6

*cite book | title=Something in Disguise | publisher=Jonathan Cape | year=1969 | id=ISBN 0-224-61744-3

*cite book | title=Odd Girl Out | publisher=Jonathan Cape | year=1972 | id=ISBN 0-224-00661-4

*cite book | title=Mr. Wrong | publisher=Jonathan Cape | year=1975 |

*cite book | title=Getting it Right | publisher=Hamish Hamilton | year=1982 | id=ISBN 0-241-10805-5

*cite book | title=The Light Years | publisher=Macmillan | year=1990 | id=ISBN 0-333-53875-7

*cite book | title=Marking Time | publisher=Macmillan | year=1991 | id=ISBN 0-333-56596-7

*cite book | title=Confusion | publisher=Macmillan | year=1993 | id=ISBN 0-333-57582-2

*cite book | title=Casting Off | publisher=Macmillan | year=1995 | id=ISBN 0-333-60757-0

*cite book | title=Falling | publisher=Macmillan | year=1999 | id=ISBN 0-333-73020-8

*cite book | title=Slipstream | publisher=Macmillan | year=2002 | id=ISBN 0-333-90349-8

*cite book | title=Three Miles Up and Other Strange Stories | id=ISBN 1-872621-75-9contains the three stories included in "We Are for the Dark", plus "Mr Wrong".


External links

* [http://books.guardian.co.uk/reviews/biography/0,6121,823506,00.html Guardian Article about Elizabeth Jane Howard]

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