Lofts enjoyed reading for pleasure. In a 1981 interview she mentioned her admiration for Palma Harcourt
, an author of thrillers, as well as her enjoyment of books by McDonald Fraser
and Paul Scott
Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research.
From the 1960s PL
became a committee-man and public intellectual. He rendered service in various ways to his profession of librarianship. For the Arts Council of Great Britain
he served on the literature panel, and...
In the run-up to publication of this novel she changed agents, replacing David Higham
(who had sold some Penguin
paperback rights for what she regarded as far too little) with the younger and more energetic...
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Notable among RPJ
's television scripts was the four-part London Weekend Television
series adapted from Paul Scott
's The Raj Quartet in 1978; it was shown both on the wide screen and on tv, entitled...