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Name: Margery Sharp  
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Date of Birth: 25th January 1905
Place of Birth: Wiltshire, England, UK
Profession: Writer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Margery Sharp (January 25, 1905 - March, 1991), was an English author. She was a prolific writer in her long career, writing 26 novels for adults, 14 stories for children, 4 plays, 2 mysteries, as well as numerous short stories.


She was born Clara Margery Melita Sharp in the district of Salisbury in the county of Wiltshire, although her family originated from northern Yorkshire. She spent part of her childhood in Malta.

In 1938 she married Major Geoffrey Castle, an aeronautical engineer.


(Partial list)

  • The Nutmeg Tree (1937)
  • The Stone of Chastity (1940)
  • The Gipsy in the Parlour (1954)

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