10 December 1907
RG was born at Eastbourne
, where her parents were visiting from India.
By September 1958
RG published another of her best-known novels, The Greengage Summer
, a bildungsroman.
15 November 1997
Just a year before she died RG published her final novel, Cromartie v. the God Shiva, Acting through the Government of India
; it shares part of its setting with the one that preceded it.
8 November 1998
RG died in a nursing home in Dumfries
, after a series of strokes.