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John Wain
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Born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Born on 14th of March 1925
Died on 24th of May 1994

Born 1925. Died 1994 - English novelist and critic.


Educated at St John’s College, Oxford. First novel was Hurry on Down (1953). Later novels include The Young Visitors (1965), Where The Rivers Meet (1988) and the children’s book Lizzie’s Floating Shop (1974). Also writes poetry, plays and edits literary magazines.

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