Definition of Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer in English:

Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer

Syllabification: Jhab·va·la, Ruth Prawer
Pronunciation: /ˈjäbwələ, -vələ
( 1927–2013), US screenwriter and novelist; born in Germany. Her writing career began in India, where she lived 1951–75. Working with James Ivory and Ismail Merchant, she adapted for the screen A Room with a View (1986), Howards End (1992), and The Remains of the Day (1993).

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