Novelist known for The Cazalet Chronicle which was adapted into a popular BBC television series Jane Howard, Howard Die, Age 90, Book, 1962, Writing Elizabeth, Elizabeth Jane, Admire, The Age
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Elizabeth Jane Howard, (b. 26 March 1923), English novelist who wrote her 15th novel at age 90 in 2013. Previously an actress and model, she won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for her first novel, The Beautiful Visit, in 1951. Six further books followed before her best-known, a four-novel family saga set in wartime England: The Light Years, Marking Time, Confusion, and Casting Off, serialised for television as The Cazalets. Her novel, Getting It Right, was made into a 1989 film.
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