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Dame Rose Macaulay
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Born in Rugby, Warwickshire
Born on 1st of August 1881
Died on 30th of October 1958

Born 1881. Died 1958 - English noveilist and essayist.

Read history at Somerville College, Oxford. First novel was Abbots Verney (1906). Dangerous Ages (1921) won the Femina Vie Heureuse prize. The World My Wilderness (1950) and The Towers of Trebizond (1956) won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Wrote travel books and collections of essays. Created DBE in 1958.

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