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George Gissing

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George Gissing

Person   Born 22/11/1857 Died 28/12/1903

Categories: Literature

Countries: France

Novelist, best known for ‘New Grub Street’ about the hack writers who were concentrated in Grub Street, EC2. In 1830 Grub Street was renamed Milton Street; in WW2 it was badly damaged and the lower end was eventually built over with the Barbican. Gissing was born Wakefield, Yorkshire. Fell in love with a Frenchwoman and in 1899 went to live with her there. Died Saint-Jean de Luz, France.

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George Gissing

Greater London Council George Gissing, 1857-1903, novelist, lived here, 1882...

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