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Olivia Manning
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Born in Portsmouth, Hampshire
Born on 2nd of March 1908
Died on 23rd of July 1980

Born 1908. Died 1980 - English novelist.

Published first novel The Wind Changes in 1937. Went abroad to Bucharest with her husband, a British Council lecturer, experiences there formed basis of her Balkan trilogy, The Great Fortune (1960), The Spoilt City (1962) and Friends and Heroes (1965). Other works include Artist Among the Missing (1949), A Different Face (1953) and her Levant trilogy.

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