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Radclyffe Hall
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Born in Bournemouth, Dorset
Born on 12th of August 1880
Died on 7th of October 1943

Born 1880. Died 1943 - English writer.

Began as a lyric poet before turning to writing novels. Won the Femina Vie Heureuse and Tait Black Memorial prizes with her Adam’s Breed (1926). The Well of Loneliness (1928) which dealt with female homosexuality was banned in Great Britain and prosecuted for obscenity.

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