Philippa Carr





Philippa Carr


Born
in Canning Town, London, England, The United Kingdom
September 01, 1906

Died
January 19, 1993

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Eleanor Alice Burford, Mrs. George Percival Hibbert was a British author of about 200 historical novels, most of them under the pen name Jean Plaidy which had sold 14 million copies by the time of her death. She chose to use various names because of the differences in subject matter between her books; the best-known, apart from Plaidy, are Victoria Holt (56 million) and Philippa Carr (3 million). Lesser known were the novels Hibbert published under her maiden name Eleanor Burford, or the pseudonyms of Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow, Anna Percival and Ellalice Tate. Many of her readers under one penname never suspected her other identities.
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Average rating: 3.86 · 8,316 ratings · 294 reviews · 38 distinct works · Similar authors
The Miracle at St. Bruno's ...

3.77 avg rating — 1,028 ratings — published 1974 — 23 editions
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Saraband for Two Sisters (D...

3.88 avg rating — 699 ratings — published 1976 — 22 editions
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The Black Swan (Daughters o...

3.92 avg rating — 589 ratings — published 1990 — 13 editions
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The Witch from the Sea (Dau...

3.84 avg rating — 601 ratings — published 1975 — 19 editions
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The Lion Triumphant (Daught...

3.81 avg rating — 578 ratings — published 1973 — 24 editions
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The Love Child (Daughters o...

3.91 avg rating — 481 ratings — published 1950 — 24 editions
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The Return of the Gypsy (Da...

3.92 avg rating — 364 ratings — published 1985 — 10 editions
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Lament for a Lost Lover (Da...

3.88 avg rating — 361 ratings — published 1977 — 21 editions
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The Changeling (Daughters o...

3.92 avg rating — 346 ratings — published 1989 — 13 editions
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Will You Love Me in Septemb...

3.88 avg rating — 314 ratings — published 1981 — 11 editions
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More books by Philippa Carr…
The Miracle at St. Bruno's The Lion Triumphant The Witch from the Sea Saraband for Two Sisters Lament for a Lost Lover The Love Child The Song of the Siren
Daughters of England (20 books)
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“There is a little good in the worst of us and a little bad in the best of us and it ill behoves any of us to criticize the rest of us.”
Philippa Carr, The Adulteress

“I want this party.”
Philippa Carr, The Return of the Gypsy

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