MR had a poem published in the Oxford
undergraduate magazine Fritillary
MR's first novel, Purposes of Love
, has been called by critic David Sweetman
"the first novel dealing with bisexuality to reach a large and appreciative public."
It treats the lives of hospital nurses.
5 October 1953
MR published the last of her six contemporary novels, The Charioteer
, which portrays homosexual love in England during the First World War.
MR published in the US her second historical novel, The King Must Die
, depicting the early life of the legendary Greek hero Theseus.
MR's novel The Charioteer
was published in New York
, six years after its appearance in Britain.