Honor Lilbush Wingfield Tracy was born in Suffolk, England, in 1913.
Her novels include The Straight and Narrow Path (London, Methuen / New York, Random House 1958); A Number of Things (Methuen / Random House, 1960); A Season of Mists (Methuen / Random House, 1961); The First Day of Friday (Methuen / Random House, 1963); Men at Work (Methuen / Random House, 1967); The Beauty of the World (Methuen / Random House, 1967); Settled in Chambers (Methuen / Random House 1968); Butterflies of the Province (New York, Random House /London, Eyre Methuen, 1970); The Quiet End of Evening ( Random House / Eyre Methuen, 1970).
Her travel works included Kakemono: A Sketchbook of Postwar Japan (Methuen/New York, Coward-McCann, 1950); Spanish Leaves (Methuen/Random House, 1964); Winter in Castile (Eyre methuen, 1973); and The Heart of England (London, Hamish Hamiliton, 1983).
She settled in Achill Island, Co. Mayo, and died in 1987.
*listed because of strong association with Ireland