Born on 27th of February 1912
Died on 7th of November 1990
Born 1912 - Jullundur, India. Died 1990 - English novelist, poet, travel writer and playwright.
Educated at St Edmundís School, Canterbury. Travelled widely as journalist and in service of Foreign Office. Became well known with the Alexandria Quartet, a complex series set in Egypt and The Avignon Quincunx. Wrote travel books, verse, comic sketches, plays and a childrenís novel.
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