Margaret Forster, the novelist and biographer has died
9th February 2016: Margaret Forster, author of more than twenty-five novels and a number of biographical and autobiographical works, has died at the age of seventy-seven. She is best known for her second novel Georgy Girl
, her biographies of Daphne du Maurier and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and for her books of memoir; Hidden Lives, Precious Lives
and, most recently, My Life in Houses
. Her new novel, How to Measure a Cow
, is due to be published on 3rd March. ...