Bernice Rubens

 

 

Age: 76

 

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