26 July 1923
BR was born in Cardiff
(probably, she says, at 9 Glossop Terrace
), the third of four children in the family (before the addition of an extra almost-brother, Hugo Gross, a Jewish refugee from Germany
BR published her second and for a long time her best-known novel, Madame Sousatzka
By mid-October 2003
BR's final novel, The Sergeants' Tale
, appeared about a year before her death.
3 November 2005
BR's When I Grow Up. A Memoir
appeared in print about a year after her death; when she died she had almost finished writing it.