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B. Traven

B. Traven

Pen-name of a novelist about whom little is known for certain other than the fact that he spent time in Mexico where he died. Author of 'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre', 1927, made into the 1948 film. Probably German.

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The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad

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John Ruskin

John Ruskin

Author, poet, artist and art critic. Born at 54 Hunter Street, Brunswick Square. His first prose work was published in 1834 when he was only 15. He was a friend of Turner and became his executor. I...

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3 memorials
Walter Pater

Walter Pater

Academic, aesthete, art critic, writer. Born at 1 Honduras Terrace, Commercial Road (this terrace still exists, as 368 - 374 Commerical Road, immediately to the east of Steel's Lane). Brought up in...

Person, Literature

1 memorial
Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake

Artist and writer. Born Mervyn Laurence Peake at Kuling in the province of Kiang-Hsi, China. His missionary parents returned to England in 1922.  He attended Eltham College and then completed his e...

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1 memorial