BOOK PORTSMOUTH HOTELS

Olivia Manning
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Portsmouth, Hampshire
Born on 2nd of March 1908
Died on 23rd of July 1980

Born 1908. Died 1980 - English novelist.

Published first novel The Wind Changes in 1937. Went abroad to Bucharest with her husband, a British Council lecturer, experiences there formed basis of her Balkan trilogy, The Great Fortune (1960), The Spoilt City (1962) and Friends and Heroes (1965). Other works include Artist Among the Missing (1949), A Different Face (1953) and her Levant trilogy.

Links:
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/m/olivia-manning/ Bibliography

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Olivia Manning?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

5140 views since 2nd February 2007

Brit Quote:
In love as in sport, the amateur status must be strictly maintained. - Robert Graves
More Quotes

On this day:
Battle of Stoke Field - 1487, America declares war on Britain - 1812, RSPCA formed - 1824, Sunderland Theatre Disaster - 1883
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages