Author of 26 novels, including "Under the Net" (1954), "A Severed Head" (1961), "The Black Prince" (1973) and "The Sea, the Sea" (1978).
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On time: The division of one day from the next must be one of the most profound peculiarities of life on this planet. It is, on the whole, a merciful arrangement. We are not condemned to sustained flight of being, but are constantly refreshed by little holidays from ourselves.
She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1976 Queen's New Year Honours List and the DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1987 Queen's New Year Honours List for her services to literature.