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
Historian and author. Born William Wilkinson Addison at Mitton, Lancashire. He moved to Buckhurst Hill on the edge of Epping Forest, Essex, and began a lifelong association with the area, which res...
Person, Law, Literature
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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Died: 23/1/1909, 111 years ago
Person, Tragedy, Children
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