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Joyce Cary
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Born in Londonderry, County Londonderry
Born on 7th of December 1888
Died on 29th of March 1957

Born 1888. Died 1957 - English novelist.

Studied art in Edinburgh, Paris and Oxford. Served with Red Cross in Balkan War. Fought in Nigerian regiment in WWI. Ill health forced retirement and he took up writing. Awarded James Tait Black Memorial Prize for The House of Children (1940). Other books included Moonlight (1946), Prisoner of Grace (1952) and Not Honour More (1955).

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