Margot Bennett i(12 works by)
Born: Established: 1912
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 6 Dec 1980
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Margot Bennett was born and raised in the United Kingdom but was resident for some of her childhood and working life, until the end of World War II, in Australia before returning to Britain. Some sources give 1903 as her year of birth.

Notes

  • Margot Bennett also wrote the non-fiction book, The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Atomic Radiation (Penguin 1964).

Awards for Works

Someone from the Past 1958 single work novel crime

'Pretty and promiscuous Bohemian woman is bumped off, and not quite so pretty and promiscuous girl friend sets out to discover by which of a string of former lovers. The plot is riddled with coincidences, but this stylish writer has a keen eye for the London scene, and an ear for the spoken word, with a dry, sharp tongue of her own'.

Source:

'It's a Crime', The Spectator, 4 July 1958, p.45.

1958 winner International Awards Crime Writers' Association (UK) Crossed Red Herrings
The Man Who Didn't Fly Bestseller Mystery Magazine , January vol. 2 no. 1/219 1955 single work novel crime detective

Four men are supposed to board a plane, but when it crashes, only three men are found. Where is the fourth man?

1957 shortlisted International Awards Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award
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