M.M. Kaye

 

 

Age: 95

 

Summary: British writer of historical fiction who had written and published books in near anonymity until 1978 when she published The Far Pavilions, a 1,000-page epic of war and romance set in 19th century India that sold 15 million copies and was adapted into the 1984 mini-series starring Ben Cross, Amy Irving and Omar Sharif, and who had success with her subsequent books like Shadow of the Moon and three volume autobiography Share of Summer.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: August 21, 1908

 

Died: January 29, 2004

 

Location: Lavenham, England