Standard Name: Mortimer, Penelope
Birth Name: Penelope Ruth Fletcher
Married Name: Penelope Ruth Dimont
Married Name: Penelope Ruth Mortimer
Pseudonym: Ann Temple
wrote (during the second half of the twentieth century) acerbic novels and stories about middle-class marriages and the frustrations of family life. She also wrote for newspapers and television, and collaborated with her second husband on a travel book. She published a biography of the Queen Mother and two volumes of an autobiography. A third volume was never printed.