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  • It is 129 years today since Anthony Berkeley Cox was born.

    The British author Anthony Berkely Cox was born in Watford to a wealthy family. His father was a physician. After attending university and serving in the First World War, Cox worked as a theatre producer, he wrote for weekly magazines and he was joint owner of an advertising agency. He also did some literary criticism, but his chief occupation was to manage the family fortune and write novels.

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Portrait of Ko Un

Ko Un
1933 -

The Korean poet, essayist and novelist Ko Un was born as Ko Untae to a peasant family in Gunsan, North Jeolla province. He...

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Författarporträtt av O'Brien, Flann

O'Brien, Flann
1911 - 1966

Flann O'Brien was born as Brian O Nuallain (Brian O'Nolan) in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Brian was the third of...

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Författarporträtt av Hoppe, Felicitas

Hoppe, Felicitas
1960 -

The German author Felicitas Hoppe was born to a Roman Catholic family in Hameln, Lower Saxony, as the third of five...

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Författarporträtt av Wingfield, R.D.

Wingfield, R.D.
1928 - 2007

His full name was Rodney David Wingfield, an English author and dramatist, born in Hackney in London. He was educated at...

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