Late April 1927
RL published her first novel, Dusty Answer
, about a young girl who learns about life and leaves her childhood behind as a result of her university experiences.
25 August 1927
RL left very reluctantly for a trip to publicize her first novel, Dusty Answer
, in the USA
, where it had been chosen Book of the Month for September and where sales were expected to be high.
28 October 1976
RL published her final novel, A Sea-Grape Tree
, which continues the story of Rebecca Landon from The Ballad and the Source
14 March 1990
RL died at her home in London
at the age of eighty-nine, of pneumonia.