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Standard Name: Cartland, Barbara
Birth Name: Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland
Married Name: Mary Barbara Hamilton McCorquodale
Nickname: Queen of Romance
An immensely prolific writer of romance, Guinness Book of World Records regularly awards her the entry for best-selling author. Her books tally over one billion copies in thirty-six languages. She also wrote fictionalized biography, autobiography, advice books on love and marriage, cookery books, plays, radio plays, and a screenplay.published more than seven hundred books during her career, which spanned more than seven decades of the twentieth century, and she left a legacy of more than 150 further titles to be issued in a steady flow after her death. The