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Margot Bennett Margot Bennett i(A45841 works by)
Born: Established: 1912
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 6 Dec 1980
Gender: Female
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Margot Bennett was born and raised in the United Kingdom but was resident for some of her childhood and working life in Australia before returning to Britain. Some sources give 1903 as her year of birth. Similarly, some sources suggest she was resident in Australia until World War II, but she served as a nurse, translator, and broadcaster for Spanish Medical Aid during the Spanish Civil War.

Most Referenced Works


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

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Someone from the Past London : Eyre and Spottiswoode , 1958 Z808917 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'.


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

1958 winner Crime Writers' Association (UK) Crossed Red Herrings
y separately published work icon The Man Who Didn't Fly London : Eyre and Spottiswoode , 1955 Z808914 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 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award
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