22 September 1931
Franklin Birkinshaw (later FW) was born at 5:30 p.m. in a nursing home at Alvechurch
, the second of two daughters.
FW centred what became her best known novel, The Life and Loves of a She-Devil
, on an abandoned wife who obtains revenge.
FW's novel The Life and Loves of a She-Devil
was made into a successful television play.
FW's The Bulgari Connection
, a novel commissioned by Bulgari, an Italian firm of jewellers, was originally published as a special gift edition by BVLGARI, Italy