Book
English
Title
Odd girl out
Author
Elizabeth Jane Howard 1923-2014
Author of introduction
Hilary Mantel
Language
English
Publisher
London: Picador, 2015
340 p.
ISBN
9781447272366 (paperback)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Elizabeth Jane Howard

Elizabeth Jane Howard (26 March 1923 – 2 January 2014), was an English novelist, author of 12 novels including the best-selling series The Cazalet Chronicles.

Early life

Howard's parents were timber-merchant Major. David Liddon Howard MC (1896–1958), son of timber-merchant Alexander Liddon Howard (1863-1946), and Katharine Margaret ('Kit') Somervell (1895–1975), a dancer with Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and daughter of the composer Sir Arthur Somervell. (One of her brothers, Colin, lived with her and her third husband, Kingsley Amis, for 17 years.) Mostly educated at home, she briefly attended Francis Holland School before attending domestic-science college at Ebury Street and secretarial college in central London.

Career

Howard worked briefly as an actress in provincial repertory and occasionally as a model before her writing care…Read more on Wikipedia