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Mary Stewart
Mart Stewart, one of the most popular novelists writing today, was born in Sunderland, County Durham, England. After boarding-school, she recieved a B.A. with first class honors in English Language and Literature from Durham University and went on for her M.A. Later she returned to her own... show more



Mart Stewart, one of the most popular novelists writing today, was born in Sunderland, County Durham, England. After boarding-school, she recieved a B.A. with first class honors in English Language and Literature from Durham University and went on for her M.A. Later she returned to her own University as a Lecturer in English. She married in 1945. Her husband is Sir Frederick Stewart, who is Chairman of the Geology Department at Edinburgh University, and a Fellow of the Royal Society.Mary Stewart's career as a novelist began in 1954 with the publication of Madam, Will You Talk? Since then she has published fifteen successful novels, including The Last Enchantment, the third book of the magical trilogy about the legendary enchanter Merlin and young Arthur. Her books for young readers, The Little Broomstick (1971) and Ludo and the Star Horse (1974), quickly met with the same success as her other novels. In 1968, she was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts. In 1971, the Scottish Chapter of the International PEN Association awarded her the Frederick Niven prize for the The Crystal Cave. In 1974, the Scottish Arts Council Award went to Ludo and the Star Horse.

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Birth date: September 12, 1916
Died: May 09, 2014
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Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it 2 weeks ago
I know, I know, that post title could apply to basically every single gothic romance ever. In fact, as Linda Hilton knows, as I actually cribbed the title from an essay she discusses in this post (which is well worth reading, so you should read it!). Nine Coaches Waiting centers around Linda Marti...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it 3 weeks ago
Does anyone else write like Mary Stewart? Because if there is another Mary Stewart out there, I want to find her. Her books are the perfect combination of romance and suspense, set in the most beautiful places. I really enjoy the fact that they are contemporaries for the time that they were written....
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 4 months ago
One of my mom's all time favourites, and I've finally read it. I don't know what it is about Mary Stewart's books but they always start off a bit slow for me - or maybe I'm just impatient for the suspense to start? Either way, they usually pick up pretty quickly and this was no exception. The fur...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it 4 months ago
I´m not sure why I like Mary Stewart´s books as much as I do, but it must have something to do with the way I feel when reading one of her books: [Source] Yes, she´s taking the reader on an adventure. And I don´t care how formulaic, unrealistic and farfetched her stories are and I can´t even g...
Ani's Book Abyss
Ani's Book Abyss rated it 6 months ago
Second to last book read for Halloween Bingo! One more book to go. I'll have a review out for this book at some point.... But right now, all I can think to say is that, while the beginning was hard to get into, the book picked up with signs of danger started surfacing. I wasn't entirely in like...
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