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Elizabeth Jane Howard

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Elizabeth Jane Howard


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
March 26, 1923

Died
January 02, 2014

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Elizabeth Jane Howard, CBE, was 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 (i.e., The Cazalet Chronicles) set in wartime Britain. The Light Years, Marking Time, Confusion, and Casting Off were serialised by Cinema Verity for BBC television as The Cazalets (The Light Years, Marking Time, Confusion and Casting Off). She has also written a book of short stories, Mr Wrong, and edited two anthologies.

Her last novel in The Cazalet Chronicles series, "ALL CHANGE", was published in November 2013.
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Average rating: 4.06 · 47,157 ratings · 4,785 reviews · 68 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Light Years (Cazalet Ch...

3.96 avg rating — 12,715 ratings — published 1990 — 66 editions
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Marking Time (Cazalet Chron...

4.18 avg rating — 7,558 ratings — published 1991 — 54 editions
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Confusion (Cazalet Chronicl...

4.28 avg rating — 6,330 ratings — published 1993 — 49 editions
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Casting Off (Cazalet Chroni...

4.30 avg rating — 5,741 ratings — published 1995 — 45 editions
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All Change (Cazalet Chronic...

4.11 avg rating — 4,824 ratings — published 2013 — 29 editions
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The Long View

3.74 avg rating — 1,143 ratings — published 1956 — 28 editions
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Falling

3.88 avg rating — 845 ratings — published 1999 — 19 editions
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After Julius

3.56 avg rating — 697 ratings — published 1965 — 21 editions
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Something In Disguise

3.80 avg rating — 602 ratings — published 1969 — 16 editions
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Cambio di rotta

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3.65 avg rating — 623 ratings — published 1959 — 22 editions
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“A rainy day is like a lovely gift -- you can sleep late and not feel guilty.”
Elizabeth Jane Howard, Mr. Wrong

“I think best in a hot bath, with my head tilted back and my feet up high.”
Elizabeth Jane Howard, Mr. Wrong

“You can't run from feelings, Charity. You have to face them. Otherwise your future will look just like your past.”
Elizabeth Jane Howard, Mr. Wrong

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