Candida Lycett Green

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Candida Lycett Green (22 September 1942 – 19 August 2014) was a British author.

Lycett was born in Dublin. She was the daughter of John Betjeman. She was raised in Berkshire. She married Rupert Lycett Green in 1963.

She wrote sixteen books including English Cottages, Goodbye London, The Perfect English House, Over the Hills and Far Away and The Dangerous Edge of Things.

Her television documentaries include “The Englishwoman and the Horse” and “The Front Garden”. Unwrecked England, based on a regular column of the same name she has written for The Oldie since 1992, was published in 2009.

Lycett Green died at the age of 71 on 19 August 2014 from pancreatic cancer.[1]

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  1. Rosemary Hill. "Candida Lycett Green obituary | Books". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-08-20.

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