Book written by Helene Hanff in 1970 concerning the 20-year correspondence between her and Frank Doel, chief buyer at Marks & Co.. Based in New York City she first made contact in 1949 when searchi...
Media, Literature, USA
Writer and literary editor. Born as Joe Randolph Ackerley at 4 Warmington Road, Herne Hill. He was appointed as private secretary to the Maharajah of Chhokrapur which served as a basis for his 'Hin...
Person, Literature, India
Publishers of books and magazines about military history.
Writer. Born Margery Louise Allingham in Ealing. Initially she studied drama and speech-training to cure a stammer. She turned to writing, and in 1929 published her first successful novel, 'The Cri...
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Born: 19/9/1875, 143 years ago
Person, Politics & Administration
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