- 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 Prizefor 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 Verityfor BBC televisionas " The Cazalets".
She has also written a book of short stories, "Mr Wrong", and edited two anthologies.
She married Sir
Peter Scottin 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 Amislasted from 1965 to 1983. She now lives in Bungayin Suffolkand was awarded a CBEin 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
*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".
* [http://books.guardian.co.uk/reviews/biography/0,6121,823506,00.html Guardian Article about Elizabeth Jane Howard]
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