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John Braine
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Born in Bradford, West Yorkshire
Born on 13rd of April 1922
Died on 28th of October 1986

Born 1922. Died 1986 - English novelist.


Wrote Room at the Top while in hospital suffering from tuberculosis, its success enabled him to begin full-time career as novelist. Others included Life at the Top (1962), The Crying Game (1964) and One and Last Love (1981).

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