Banks, Lynne Reid

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BANKS, Lynne Reid

BANKS, Lynne Reid. British, b. 1929. Genres: Novels, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Plays/Screenplays, History, Writing/Journalism. Career: Actress in British repertory companies, 1949-53; Interviewer, Reporter and Scriptwriter, Independent Television News, London, 1955-62; Teacher of English, Israel, 1963-71. Writer, teacher, lecturer. Publications: Miss Pringle Plays Portia (play); It Never Rains (play), 1954; The Killer Dies Twice (play), 1956; All in a Row (play), 1956; The L-Shaped Room, 1960; An End to Running (in U.S. as House of Hope), 1962; Already It's Tomorrow (play), 1962; Children at the Gate, 1968; The Backward Shadow, 1970; One More River, 1972; Two Is Lonely, 1974; The Adventures of King Midas, 1974; Sarah and After, 1975; Dark Quartet, 1976; The Farthest-Away Mountain, 1976; Path to the Silent Country, 1977; My Darling Villain, 1977; I, Houdini, 1978; Letters to My Israeli Sons (non-fiction), 1979; The Indian in the Cupboard, 1980; Defy the Wilderness, 1981; Torn Country (non-fiction), 1981; The Writing on the Wall, 1981; Maura's Angel, 1984; The Warning Bell, 1984; The Fairy Rebel, 1985; Return of the Indian, 1986; Casualties, 1986; Melusine: A Mystery, 1988; The Secret of the Indian, 1989; The Travels of Yoshi and the Tea-Kettle (play), 1991; The Magic Hare, 1992; Mystery of the Cupboard, 1993; Broken Bridge, 1994; Harry the Poisonous Centipede, 1996; Angela and Diabola, 1997; Key to the Indian, 1998; Moses in Egypt, 1998; Alice-by-Accident, 2000; Harry the Poisonous Centipede's Big Adventure, 2000; The Dungeon, 2002; Stealing Stacey, 2003. Address: c/o Sheila Watson, Capo di Monte, Hampstead, London NW3 6RJ, England. Online address: