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novelist (circa 1912 - 1980)
Margaret Sheridan was a novelist who wrote under the pen name Mary Motley. She was the daughter of the sculptress Clare Sheridan. Margaret Sheridan spent some time in Biskra (Algeria), where she had built a house, and undertook travels in the Saharan region. In 1935 she married Comte Guy de Renéville, a French army officer, and accompanied him to Brazzaville when he was appointed Chef de Cabinet Militaire to the Governor General of French Equatorial Africa. She wrote two autobiographies about her time in Algeria and the French Congo: 'Devils in waiting' (1960) and 'Morning glory' (1961).

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novelist (circa 1912 - 1980)
circa 1912  —  1980
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