|Barbara Cartland was the world’s most
prolific novelist who wrote an amazing 723 books in her lifetime, of which no
less than 644 were romantic novels with worldwide sales of over 1 billion
copies and her books were translated into 36 different languages.|
As well as romantic novels, she wrote historical biographies, 6
autobiographies, theatrical plays and books of advice on life, love, vitamins
She wrote her first book at the age of 21 and it was called Jigsaw. It became an immediate
bestseller and sold 100,000 copies in hardback in England and all over Europe
Between the ages of 77 and 97 she increased her output and wrote an
incredible 400 romances as the demand for her romances was so strong all over
She wrote her last book at the age of 97 and it was entitled perhaps
prophetically The Way to Heaven.
Her books have always been immensely popular in the United States
where in 1976 her current books were at numbers 1 & 2 in the B. Dalton
bestsellers list, a feat never achieved before or since by any author.
Barbara Cartland became a legend in her own lifetime and will be best
remembered for her wonderful romantic novels so loved by her millions of
readers throughout the world, who have always collected her books to read
again and again, especially when they feel miserable or depressed.
Her books will always be treasured for their moral message, her
pure and innocent heroines, her handsome and dashing heroes, her blissful
happy endings and above all for her belief that the power of love is more
important than anything else in everyone’s life.