Lucilla Andrews



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Lucilla Andrews

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born
in Suez, Egypt
November 21, 1919

died
October 03, 2006

gender
female

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Lucilla Matthew Andrews Crichton was a British romantic novelist as Lucilla Andrews.
She joined the British Red Cross in 1940 and later trained as a nurse at St Thomas' Hospital, London, during World War II.
She was a founder member of the Romantic Novelists' Association, which honoured her shortly before her death with a lifetime achievement award.
As a writer of thirty-five novels over the period 1954-96 she specialised in hospital romances. Her noms de plume included Diana Gordon and Joanna Marcus.
In late 2006, Lucilla Andrews' autobiography No Time for Romance became the focus of a posthumous controversy. It has been alleged that the novelist Ian McEwan plagiarized from this work while writing his highly-acclaimed novel, Atonement. McEwan
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Average rating: 3.64 · 288 ratings · 17 reviews · 39 distinct works · Similar authors
No Time For Romance
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1977 — 9 editions
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The First Year
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1957 — 3 editions
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My Friend The Professor
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1960 — 5 editions
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The Quiet Wards
3.43 of 5 stars 3.43 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1956 — 6 editions
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Highland Interlude
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1968
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The Print Petticoat
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1954 — 2 editions
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Silent Song
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1973 — 5 editions
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One Night in London
4.57 of 5 stars 4.57 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1979 — 2 editions
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The Lights of London
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1986 — 5 editions
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After a Famous Victory
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1984 — 3 editions
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