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An immensely prolific writer of romance, Barbara Cartland published more than seven hundred books during her career, which spanned more than seven decades of the twentieth century, and she left a legacy of more than 150 further titles to be issued in a steady flow after her death. The Guinness Book of World Records regularly awards her the entry for best-selling author. Her books tally over one billion copies in thirty-six languages. She also wrote fictionalized biography, autobiography, advice books on love and marriage, cookery books, plays, radio plays, and a screenplay. Bibliographic Citation link.
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9 July 1901 BC was born at Vectis Lodge, Edgbaston, near Birmingham. Bibliographic Citation link.
1923 BC began her career in journalism, in the Daily Express. She later wrote gossip columns under various pseudonyms for the Daily Mail, Observer, The Tatler and the Bystander (which two merged in 1940), and the National Graphic. Bibliographic Citation link.
21 May 2000 BC died in her sleep at her home, Camfield Place in Hertfordshire, aged ninety-eight. Bibliographic Citation link.
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