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Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett
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Born in Pinner, London
Born on 5th of June 1884
Died on 27th of August 1969

Born 1884. Died 1969 - English novelist.

Studied classics at Royal Holloway College, London. Published first novel Dolores (1911). Novels set in upper class Victorian or Edwardian society. Works include Pastors and Manors (1925), Parents and Children (1941) and The Mighty and their Fall (1961). Won James Tait Black Memorial Prize with Mother and Son (1955).

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