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Muriel Jaeger began her book-publishing career with four novels during the 1920s and 30s; she is one of the least known amongst the 'Somerville novelists' who attended Oxford together at the time of the First World War. Her fiction belongs primarily to the genres of science fiction and fantasy. She moved on to plays, radio plays, and nonfiction about politics, psychology, biography, and history. Her last work is a book of memoirs about her literary life.
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23 May 1892 MJ was born at 14 Victoria Street, Barnsley, Yorkshire, a daughter of John Edward and Frances Emma Jagger or Jaeger. Bibliographic Citation link.
1929 MJ's second novel, The Question Mark, again published by the Hogarth Press, is a dystopian science-fiction set in the twenty-second century. Bibliographic Citation link.
By early June 1956 MJ published a work of history entitled Before Victoria, dedicated to her "first reader and friendly critic," Bibliographic Citation link. Margaret A. Pyke. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
21 November 1969 MJ died at the age of seventy-seven, unmarried, at her home, 4 Nevill Park at Tunbridge Wells in Kent. Bibliographic Citation link.
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