HistoryPoints News

Jun 22, 2024

Bernice Rubens remembered

Novelist Bernice Rubens, the first woman to win the Booker Prize, has been honoured with the unveiling of a purple plaque at her former home in Kimberley Road, Penylan, Cardiff. In support of the initiative, HistoryPoints has provided QR codes which ...

you can scan with your phone at the front of the property to see a photo of Bernice and discover the story of her upbringing by parents who had both fled persecution of Jews in mainland Europe. You can also learn why her dad initially thought Cardiff was New York! Our information about Bernice is also available by clicking here