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Elspeth Sandys

Elspeth Sandys is a New Zealand author and script writer. She has taught creative writing and has worked at Oxford University Press. Her most recent novel is Obsession (2017).

‘The fortunes of Martin Boyd’ by Elspeth Sandys

March 2008, no. 299 01 March 2000
I first heard of Martin Boyd at a dinner party in the Cotswolds in the early 1980s. At the time I was adapting a novel by Rosamond Lehmann for the BBC, an enterprise with unexpected hazards, as Rosamond was very much alive and keen to be involved in the process. I had just begun my account of driving to the studio with Rosamond – a formidable and still beautiful woman, who relied on God to solve ... (read more)