Shirley Conran


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in The United Kingdom
September 21, 1932

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Shirley Conran is the ex-wife of British designer, restaurateur, retailer and writer Sir Terence Conran. She is the mother of designers Sebastian Conran and Jasper Conran. A bestselling author in her own right whose most memorable books include Lace and Superwoman.

She was educated at the University of Portsmouth. In addition to novel writing, she wrote regularly for The Observer newspaper's women's page and was the first women's editor of The Observer Colour Magazine and women's editor of The Daily Mail newspaper where she launched the weekly women's magazine 'Femail'. She also has great experience as a designer in textiles and as a colour consultant - she had her own paint range. She handled the publicity for the Women in Media Campaign
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Average rating: 3.77 · 8,069 ratings · 460 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
Lace

3.81 avg rating — 5,608 ratings — published 1982 — 42 editions
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Savages

3.91 avg rating — 1,270 ratings — published 1987 — 27 editions
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Lace II

3.51 avg rating — 786 ratings — published 1985 — 13 editions
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Crimson

3.36 avg rating — 173 ratings — published 1992 — 15 editions
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Tiger Eyes

3.09 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 1994 — 10 editions
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Superwoman

3.45 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1975 — 4 editions
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The Revenge

3.24 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1999 — 6 editions
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The Revenge Of Mimi Quinn

3.09 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Shirley Conran: Three Compl...

3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1994
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Down with superwoman!

3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
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Lace Lace II
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“I make no secret of the fact that I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it.”
Shirley Conran

“Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.”
Shirley Conran

“At eighteen I thought I knew everything, then at thirty, I realized that I knew nothing--and possibly never would, which depressed me until I noticed that no one else knew anything either.”
Shirley Conran, Lace

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