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Penelope Mortimer


UK flag (1918 - 1999)

Penelope Mortimer was a British journalist, biographer and novelist.S he wrote two volumes of autobiography, About Time: An Aspect of Autobiography, covering her life until 1939, appeared in 1979 and won the Whitbread Prize, and About Time Too: 1940-78 in 1993. A third volume, Closing Time, is unpublished.She died from cancer, aged 81, in Kensington & Chelsea, London, England.
 
Novels
   A Villa in Summer (1954)
   The Bright Prison (1956)
   Cave of Ice (1958)
     aka Daddy's Gone A-Hunting
   The Pumpkin Eater (1962)
   My Friend Says It's Bullet-proof (1967)
   The Home (1971)
   Long Distance (1974)
   The Handyman (1983)
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Anthologies containing stories by Penelope Mortimer
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Short stories
The Skylight (1960)