Wife of author George Orwell who took over his estate after his death, which occurred three months after their marriage.
She met her future husband while working at the literary magazine Horizon, where he was an assistant.
She published a collection of her husband's letters and essays in 1968.
After her husband's death, she had affairs with several artists, including Lucian Freud.
She may have been the model for George Orwell's character Julia in the novel 1984.