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Mary Wesley
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Born in Englefield Green, Surrey
Born on 24th of June 1912
Died in Totnes, Devon
Died on 30th of December 2002

Born 1912. Died 2002 - English novelist.

Pseudonym of Mary Aline Siepmann. Wrote two children’s books before publishing her first novel Jumping the Queue (1983). Best known novel is Camomile Lawn (1984); later novels include An Imaginative Experience (1994) and Part of the Furniture (1997).

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