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Catherine Heath (17 November 1924 – 27 October 1991) was a British novelist.

Born Catherine Hirsch in Hendon, Middlesex, the daughter of Dutch immigrants, she was educated at St Hilda's College, Oxford, where she studied English under Helen Gardner. In 1948, she married Denis Heath; they were divorced in 1980. Also in 1948, she became an assistant lecturer in the University of Wales.


  • Stone Walls (1973)
  • The Vulture (1974)
  • Joseph and the Goths (1975)
  • Lady on the Burning Deck (1978)
  • Behaving Badly (1984)