Barbara Cartland was the most prolific and well-loved author of her time. She sold over 1,000 million books, giving her a place in the Guinness book of Records. Her novels of romance and love have been enjoyed by generations in over 36 countries.
Not only was she a successful and well-loved author but she also lived a truly amazing life which spanned two world wars. The following is a brief summary of the life of a truly remarkable and fascinating personality.
In January 1988 she received "La Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris", (The Gold Medal of Paris). This is the highest award to be given by the City of Paris for achievement - 25 million books sold in France.
The Pink Collection is made up of the 160 novels left unpublished by Barbara Cartland.
In 1981 Barbara was made a Dame of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year's Honours List by Her Majesty the Queen, for her contribution to literature and for her work for the Community.