We offered this copy of the first American edition in our Catalog 79.
Time Magazine 100 Novels(1962)
born: 10/22/1919 born as: Doris May Tayler
British writer whose novels and short stories are largely concerned with people caught in the social and political upheavals of the 20th century. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature She was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007 at age 87, beating out good old Theodore Mommsen (the 1902 winner) to become the oldest person to win the award.