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Cyril Connolly
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Born in Coventry, West Midlands
Born on 10th of September 1903
Died on 26th of November 1974

Born 1903. Died 1974 - English author and journalist.

Educated at Balliol College, Oxford. Wrote regularly for the Sunday Times. Was co-founder editor of Horizon. His only novel was The Rock Pool (1936). Also wrote Enemies of Promise (1938) and The Unquiet Grave (1944), both were essays and reflections.

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