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Siegfried Sassoon Biography

Siegfried Sassoon 1886-1967 Siegfried Sassoon was born in Weirleigh, Kent, England on September 8, 1886 into a leisurely society of country living. His father, a Sephardic Jew, and mother, a Catholic, separated when he was five years old. When his father died of Tuberculosis a few short months after Continue reading the biography

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SS Van Dine

Biography of S.S Van Dine THE mysterious Willard Huntington Wright was born in 1888 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was educated at St. Vincent College, California, 1903; Pomona College, California, 1904; and Harvard University, 1906. At Harvard he was a prize student in anthropology and ethnology. Continue reading the biography

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Horace Biography

The Roman Poet Horace Biography Quintus Horatius Flaccus was born on the 8th of December, B.C. 65 at Venusia, a Roman colony on the confines of Apulia and Lucania. His father was a libertinus, or freedman, by whom emancipated is not known. Horace was technically ingenuus, having been born after his Continue reading the biography

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Ismail Merchant Biography

Ismail Merchant Born(1936 – ) Occupation:     Producer Also:     Director Born:     December 25, 1936, Bombay, India Education:     St. Xavier’s University, Bombay; New York University (business administration) This Bombay-born producer is one half of the prolific Merchant/Iv Continue reading the biography

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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Biography

Occupation:        Screenwriter Also:     Author Born:     October 7, 1924, Berlin, Germany Education:     London University; English Literature Screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala was born in Germany, emigrated to England, and earned a degree in English literature from London Universit Continue reading the biography

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Kate Atkinson Biography

Kate Atkinson was born in York in 1951 and studied English Literature at Dundee University, gaining her Masters Degree in 1974. During her final year of this course, she was married for the first time, although the marriage lasted only two years. She subsequently studied for a doctorate in American Continue reading the biography

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