Mary Florence Elinor Stewart (née Rainbow; born 17 September 1916) is a popular English novelist, best known for her Merlin series, which straddles the boundary between the historical novel and the fantasy genre.
Stewart was born in Sunderland, County Durham, England and graduated from Durham University, from where she received an honorary D.Litt in 2009. She was a lecturer in English ... more »
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''There are few men more superstitious than soldiers. There are, after all, the men who live closest to death.''Mary Stewart (b. 1916), British novelist. The Last Enchantment, bk. 2, ch. 3 (1979).
''It is harder to kill a whisper than even a shouted calumny.''Mary Stewart (b. 1916), British novelist. The Last Enchantment, bk. 1, ch. 1 (1979).