Ruth Prawer Jhabvala(1927-2013), Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Author of novels, short stories and film scripts; winner of the Booker Prize for Heat and Dust (1975). Among her scripts for Merchant and Ivory are adaptations of Henry James and E.M. Forster classics including The Europeans (1979) and A Room with a View (1986)
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