Norah Lofts

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Norah Lofts (1904-83) was a best-selling author renowned both for her historical accuracy and her ability to bring the past alive. Her books often contain a strong mystical aspect and have sold in their millions worldwide.

Norah was the author of more than 40 books, non-fiction, fiction and biography. Three of her novels were made into films: Jassy (1947), starring Margaret Lockwood and Dennis Price; You’re Best Alone, filmed as Guilt Is My Shadow (1950); and The Devil’s Own, filmed as The Witches (1966).