Bernice Rubens was a Booker Prize-winning Welsh novelist. She was of Russian Jewish descent and born in Cardiff, Wales where she attended Cardiff High School. She came from a very musical family, both her brothers becoming well-known classical musicians. She was married to Rudi Nassauer, a wine merchant and novelist. They had two daughters, Rebecca and Sharon. In the 1960s they owned 10 Compayne Gardens, NW3, where the poet Jon Silkin rented the attic storey and sublet rooms to David Mercer, later a prolific West End and TV playwright, and Malcolm Ross-Macdonald, later an equally prolific...
|Birthdate:||July 26, 1928|
|Date of death:||October 13, 2004|
|Education:||Cardiff High School, University of Wales|
|Also known as:||Rubens|