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Margaret Forster (1938–2016)

Author of Lady's Maid

Includes the names: Margaret Forster, Forster. Maraget, Edited By Margaret Forster

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Margaret Forster was born in Carlisle, England on May 25, 1938. She read history at Somerville College, Oxford. Before her writing career took off, she was a teacher at a girls' school. She is the author of over 40 books of fiction and non-fiction. Her novel include Mother, Can You Hear Me?, Have the Men Had Enough?, Lady's Maid, Private Papers, Diary of an Ordinary Woman, Over, Isa and May, The Unknown Bridesmaid, and How to Measure a Cow. Georgy Girl, published in 1965, was made into a film starring Lynn Redgrave in 1966. She has written several memoirs including Hidden Lives, Precious Lives, and My Life in Houses. Her biography Elizabeth Barrett Browning won the Heinemann award and her 1993 biography of Daphne du Maurier won the Fawcett book prize and was filmed for the BBC as Daphne in 2007. She also wrote a history of feminism entitled Significant Sisters in 1984. She died of cancer on February 8, 2016 at the age of 77. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Lady's Maid 632 copies, 11 reviews
Diary of an Ordinary Woman 319 copies, 10 reviews
Keeping the World Away 283 copies, 12 reviews
Hidden Lives: A Family Memoir 278 copies, 10 reviews
The Memory Box 271 copies, 7 reviews
Have the Men Had Enough? 156 copies, 5 reviews
Shadow Baby 130 copies, 5 reviews
Private Papers 122 copies, 3 reviews
Georgy Girl 105 copies, 6 reviews
The Battle for Christabel 105 copies, 5 reviews
Over 100 copies, 9 reviews
Is Anyone There? (Contributor) 26 copies
Georgy Girl [1966 film] (Original book) 21 copies, 1 review
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