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Eric Linklater
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Born in Penarth, South Wales
Born on 8th of March 1899
Died on 7th of November 1974

Born 1899. Died 1974 - Scottish novelist.

Educated at university in Aberdeen. Served as private in WWI in the Black Watch. Journalist on the Times of India. Career as broadcaster and writer. Writing included novels, popular histories, books for children, plays and memoirs. Best known novel is Juan in America (1931).

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