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Christianna Brand (1907–1988)

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Before getting married and writing, she endured a succession of low-paying jobs, mostly in sales, but also including model, professional ballroom dancer, receptionist, secretary, shop assistant, interior designer, and governess. It has been alleged that she wrote her first book Death in High Heels (1947), while working as a salesgirl, as a way to ... See more trivia »

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(age 80)

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 2010 Nanny McPhee Returns (characters)
 2005 Nanny McPhee ("Nurse Matilda" books)
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Sins of the Fathers/You Can't Get Help Like That Anymore (1972) ... (short story - segment "The Sins of the Fathers")
 1968 Jackanory (TV Series) (book - 5 episodes)
- Nurse Matilda: Greens for Lunch (1968) ... (book)
- Nurse Matilda: Total War (1968) ... (book)
- Nurse Matilda: Fuddledutch (1968) ... (book)
 1947 Death in High Heels (novel "Death in High Heels")
 1946 Green for Danger (from the novel by)
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Book: "Nurse Matilda: Fuddledutch" (filmed as Jackanory: Nurse Matilda: Fuddledutch (1968)) See more »

Alternate Names:

Mary Ann Ashe | Annabel Jones | Mary Roland | China Thomson
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Greatly respected Malaya-born British author, one of the pioneers of the medical thriller; her highly honored 1944 novel Green for Danger (1946) preceded by decades the popular works of Patricia Cornwell and Robin Cook. Green for Danger (1946) was honored as a 1987 Critic's Choice among H. R. F. Keating's 100 Best Crime & Mystery Books, and by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association's 100... See more »

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