SHE WAS A WOMAN, NO LONGER HIS WARDNatasha Felt Suffocated By Her Safe, Ordered Life In Cambridge Alexis Persisted In Treating Her Like A Child, Refusing To Acknowledge Her As A Woman Who No Longer Needed A Father Figure In Her Life.So She Seized An Opportunity To Work For A Notorious, Best Selling Author In London S Infamous Soho District And Surprisingly, Alexis Took A Chance, Despite His Concern For Her, And Let Her Go.For Natasha It Was A Voyage Of Discovery, Rough But Vital For It Marked The End Of Years Of Waiting.
Sally BeaumanSally Kinsey Miles graduated from Girton College, Cambridge MA in English Literature She married Christopher Beauman an economist After graduating, she moved with her husband to the USA, where she lived for three years, first in Washington DC, then New York, and travelled extensively She began her career as a journalist in America, joining the staff of the newly launched New York magazine, of which she became associate editor, and continued to write for it after her return to England Interviewed Alan Howard for the Telegraph Magazine in 1970 in an article called A Fellow of Most Excellent Fancy Daily Telegraph Supplement, May 29th Apparently a very long interview The following year they met again, and the rest is history After a long partnership Sally and Alan married in 2004 She has one son, James, and one grandchild.Sally had a distinguished career as a journalist and critic, winning the Catherine Pakenham Award for her writing, and becoming the youngest ever editor of Queen magazine now Harper s Queen She has contributed to many leading newspapers and magazines in both the UK and the USA, including the Daily Telegraph from 1970 73 and 1976 8 she was Arts Editor of the Sunday Telegraph Magazine , the Sunday Times, Observer, Vogue, the New York Times and the New Yorker She also wrote nine Mills Boon romances under the pseudonym Vanessa James, before publishing her block buster novel Destiny in 1987 under her real name It was her article about Daphne du Maurier, commissioned by Tina Brown, and published in The New Yorker in November 1993, which first gave her the idea for writing Rebecca de Winter s version of events at Manderley an idea that subsequently became the novel, Rebecca s Tale In 2000 she was one of the Whitbread Prize judges for the best novel category.
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