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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Saraband for Two Sisters (D...

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The Black Swan (Daughters o...

3.94 avg rating — 747 ratings — published 1990 — 16 editions
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The Witch from the Sea (Dau...

3.80 avg rating — 773 ratings — published 1975 — 26 editions
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The Lion Triumphant (Daught...

3.79 avg rating — 773 ratings — published 1973 — 33 editions
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The Love Child (Daughters o...

3.95 avg rating — 612 ratings — published 1978 — 30 editions
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The Return of the Gypsy (Da...

3.94 avg rating — 484 ratings — published 1985 — 13 editions
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Lament for a Lost Lover (Da...

3.95 avg rating — 497 ratings — published 1977 — 26 editions
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The Changeling (Daughters o...

3.98 avg rating — 452 ratings — published 1989 — 18 editions
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Voices in a Haunted Room (D...

3.93 avg rating — 436 ratings — published 1984 — 20 editions
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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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