Born in Devon, England she is the daughter of Robert Graves, and is herself a translator working in English and Spanish/Catalan. Her translations include the worldwide bestsellers The Shadow of the Wind and The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, and The Columbus Papers. She has also published a novel, The Memory House, and a memoir entitled A Woman Unknown. She has translated over 30 volumes.
She is married with Spanish composer/producer Ramón Farran, and mother of Natalia Farran-Graves.