Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

May 7, 1927


Novelist and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala was born Ruth Prawer in Cologne, Germany, on May 7, 1927. The daughter of Polish-Jewish parents, she came to England as a young refugee with her family in 1939. After attending University of London, where she studied English, Prawer married Indian architect C.S.H. Jhabvala in 1951 and moved to New Delhi. It… More


Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Videos

Remains Of The Day
2 minutes 19 seconds
2 minutes 49 seconds
Surviving Picasso
3 minutes 45 seconds
Le Divorce
2 minutes 45 seconds
The Golden Bowl
2 minutes 22 seconds

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