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Keith Waterhouse
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Born in Leeds, West Yorkshire
Born on 6th of February 1929

Born 1929 - English novelist, dramatist and journalist.

Success came with novel Billy Liar (1959). Later works include Jubb (1963), Office Life (1978) and Spring in Earls Court (1981).

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