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Elizabeth Jane Howard was born in London, England on March 26, 1923. She was educated by governesses at home. Her first novel, The Beautiful Visit, was published in 1950 and won the John Llewellyn Rhys prize. Her other works include the series the Cazalet Chronicles, Falling, and the autobiography Slipstream. The first two novels of the Cazalet Chronicles, The Light Years and Marking Time, became the BBC TV series The Cazalets in 2001. The other books in the series are Confusion, Casting Off, and All Change. She also edited several anthologies and wrote short stories, articles, television plays, film scripts and a book on food with Fay Maschler. She was made a CBE in 2000. She died on January 2, 2014 at the age of 90. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Elizabeth Jane Howard (March 26, 1923-January 2, 2014) was a British novelist. Not to be confused with mystery writer Elizabeth Howard.

The Light Years 1,110 copies, 48 reviews
Marking Time 736 copies, 27 reviews
Confusion 639 copies, 21 reviews
Casting Off 573 copies, 19 reviews
All Change 321 copies, 19 reviews
The Long View 225 copies, 5 reviews
Falling 161 copies, 3 reviews
Slipstream 160 copies, 7 reviews
Odd Girl Out 156 copies, 2 reviews
After Julius 147 copies, 7 reviews
The Sea Change 135 copies, 2 reviews
The Beautiful Visit 130 copies, 2 reviews
Getting It Right 91 copies, 1 review
Mr. Wrong 86 copies
Love All 72 copies, 6 reviews
Cooking for Occasions 13 copies, 1 review
Green Shades 12 copies
Marriage 7 copies
Løvfald 1 copy
2018 1 copy
The Enchanted April (Introduction, some editions) 2,451 copies, 106 reviews
Elizabeth and Her German Garden (Introduction, some editions) 975 copies, 46 reviews
A Game of Hide and Seek (Introduction, some editions) 527 copies, 20 reviews
The Wedding Group (Introduction, some editions) 239 copies, 8 reviews
Shudder Again: 22 Tales of Sex and Horror (Contributor) 210 copies, 1 review
The Norton Book Of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 46 copies, 1 review
Paha vieras 15 copies
The Cazalets [2001 TV series] (Original book) 14 copies, 3 reviews
A Feast of Stories (Contributor) 12 copies
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Elizabeth Jane Howard, known as Jane, worked briefly as an actor in provincial theater before marrying Sir Peter Scott in 1942, at age 19. They had a daughter, Nicola, and divorced in 1951. A second marriage, to Jim Douglas-Henry in 1958, was brief. Her third marriage to novelist Kingsley Amis lasted from 1965 to 1983. She published her first novel in 1950 and her autobiography, Slipstream, in 2002.
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Elizabeth Jane Howard (March 26, 1923-January 2, 2014) was a British novelist. Not to be confused with mystery writer Elizabeth Howard.

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