Summary: author and filmmaker whose novels focused on the more disturbing aspects of human nature who drew on her own experiences growing up Jewish, whose book The Elected Member won her a Booker Prize in 1970 and whose novel Madame Souzatzka was made into a movie in 1962, directed by John Schlesinger and starring Shirley MacLaine.
Cause of Death: Aftereffects of a stroke
Born: July 26, 1928
Died: October 13, 2004
Location: London, England