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Margaret Drabble
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Born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Born on 5th of June 1939

Born 1939 - English novelist.

Educated at Quaker boarding school and Newnham College, Cambridge. Earlier novels include A Summer Bird Cage (1963), The Millstone (1965) and The Ice Age (1977). Written biographies of Arnold Bennett and Angus Wilson. Later works included The Witch of Exmoor (1996) and The Peppered Moth (2001).

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