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Mary Renault

Mary RenaultAKA Eileen Mary Challans

Born: 4-Sep-1905
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 13-Dec-1983
Location of death: Cape Town, South Africa
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: South Africa
Executive summary: The Last of the Wine

Father: Frank Challans (physician)
Mother: Clementine Newsome Baxter
Sister: Joyce
Girlfriend: Julie Mullard (life-long companion)

    High School: Clifton Girls School, Bristol, England
    University: BA, St. Hugh's College, Oxford University (1928)
    Medical School: Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford University

Author of books:
Purposes of Love (1939, novel)
Kind Are Her Answers (1940, novel)
The Friendly Young Ladies (1945, novel)
Return to Night (1947, novel)
North Face (1948, novel)
The Charioteer (1953, novel)
The Last of the Wine (1956, novel)
The King Must Die (1958, novel)
The Bull from the Sea (1962, novel)
Lion in the Gateway (1964, novel)
The Mask of Apollo (1966, novel)
Fire from Heaven (1970, novel)
The Persian Boy (1972, novel)
The Nature of Alexander (1975, biography)
The Praise Singer (1978, novel)
Funeral Games (1981, novel)

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