Freeman, Gillian (1929–)

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Freeman, Gillian (1929–)

British novelist and screenwriter. Name variations: Eliot George; Elaine Jackson. Born Dec 5, 1929, in London, England; dau. of Jack Freeman and Freda Davids Freeman; m. Edward Thorpe, 1955.

Novels include The Liberty Man (1955), The Leather Boys (1961), The Alabaster Egg (1970), The Confessions of Elizabeth Von S. (1978) and Termination Rock (1989); screenplays include The Girl on a Motorcycle (1969), That Cold Day in the Park (1969), I Want What I Want (1972), and Day After the Fair (1987); also wrote criticism, including The Undergrowth of Literature (1967), a study of sexual fantasy.

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