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Dame barbara cartland, 98, the selfstyled queen of romantic fiction who was one of the worlds most prolific novelists and considered by many to be the planets bestselling author, died may 21. Barbara cartland s books will go on forever, he insists loyally. Dame barbara cartland was one of the most successful and wellknown of all british romance novelists and was undoubtedly the most prolific, writing 723 books. Dame barbara cartland official website world of pure romance. The trouble with half the socialists is theyre suffering from vitamin deficiency. Author of more than 700 romantic novels who championed vitamins, honey, gypsies and the colour pink. On this day in 1901, dame barbara cartland was born. Despite writing a breathtaking 723 books in her lifetime she became involved with fields as varied as alternative medicine, politics, music and charity. Dame mary barbara hamilton cartland, dbe, cstj 9 july 1901 21 may 2000 was an english novelist who wrote romance novels, one of the bestselling. A full years after she shuffled off this mortal coil, the doyenne of romantic novelists, dame barbara cartland.
She lived to 98, and in that time wrote 723 novels mostly romance, which sold more than 750 million copies combined. A fascinating interview with record breaking author dame barbara cartland. Born on july 9, 1901, she became one of the 20th century most commercially successful writers taking advantage of the high demand for romantic novels at the time. Perhaps the most glamourous and prolific romance novelist of all time, dame mary barbara hamilton cartland dbe, cstj, was born july 9, 1901 in birmingham, england, and died on may 21, 2000 near hertfordshire. English novelist dame barbara cartland was one of the most prolific and commercially successful writers of the twentieth century, publishing 723 novels before her death on may 21 2000. Her books were said to have sold more than 600million copies worldwide and her wealth was always estimated in at least seven figures. Endearingly dotty, she was a prolific author whose heartsandflowers romanticism was underpinned by a steely. Her father was a british army officer who died in the battlefield of world war 1, and her mother opened up a boutique to make the family ends meet. She sold over 1,000 million copies throughout the world, earning her a place in the guinness book of records. With a certain style of stories, that defined the romance genre during the 1900s, she sold million copies throughout the world, making a guinnes world record.299 820 1371 1459 24 1189 1421 232 706 780 516 1506 373 1264 1464 733 620 1139 1599 712 931 1659 1155 315 545 1112 1601 405 958 477 369 126 1218 525 896 596 1310 99