Poet and novelist. Born Nigeria but spent his early childhood in London. Returned to England to study in the late 1970s. His 1991 novel 'The Famished Road' won the Booker Prize.
Person | Male Born 15/3/1959
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Designed by Liam O'Connor as a reduced-scale version of Lutyens' monument at ...
Historian. Born Roy Sydney Porter at Foxholes, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Published his first book 'The Making of Geology in Britain' in 1977. He was a lecturer at Cambridge and the Wellcome Institute...
An influential literary and art magazine. From a pdf issued for the unveiling: "... Stephen Spender joined Cyril Connolly and the wealthy patron Peter Watson in 1939 to set up Horizon at 6 Selwyn H...
Author and poet. Wrote approximately 40 books for children including 'The Railway Children'. Born at 38 Lower Kensington Lane. She married the journalist and politician, Hubert Bland in 1880, but u...
Artist, writer and sheep breeder. Born Helen Beatrix Potter at 2 Bolton Gardens, South Kensington where she lived in the third floor nursery until she was in her thirties. She used her second name ...
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Literary critic and writer. Born Coventry and was brought up in South Africa and Ireland as well as England. Educated, with George Orwell and Cecil Beaton, at a school in Eastbourne. Edited Hori...