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Moby Dick

Written by Herman Melville. First published, in London, in 1851.

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Moby Dick

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Herman Melville

Herman Melville, 1819 - 1891, author of Moby Dick, lived here in 1849. Englis...

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George du Maurier

George du Maurier

Artist and writer. Born Paris. Punch cartoonist. 1894 wrote the novel Trilby, from which comes the term "Svengali".  In Hampstead lived at 4 Holly Mount, moved to Gangmoor House facing Whitestone P...

Person, Art, Humour, Literature, France

2 memorials
Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Born in Dublin as Oscar Fingal O'Flaherty Wills Wilde. 'Importance of Being Earnest', 'Picture of Dorian Gray', etc. A flamboyant aesthete, he may have been Grossmith's model for the character Bunt...

Person, Gender Issues, Literature, Poetry, Seriously Famous, Theatre, France, Ireland

7 memorials
E. M. Forster

E. M. Forster

Novelist. Born Edward Morgan Forster at 6 Melcombe Place (demolished). 1883 moved to a house near Stevenage. In 1887 a great aunt (Marianne Thornton, daughter of Henry Thornton) died and Forster in...

Person, Literature

1 memorial
Henry Fielding

Henry Fielding

Novelist, playwright. Born Somerset. Half-brother to Sir John Fielding. Lived in Bow Street and Essex Street. Play: The Miser. Novels: Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones. As magistrate he carried out a numb...

Person, Law, Literature, Theatre, Portugal

2 memorials
Captain Frederick Marryat

Captain Frederick Marryat

Novelist and officer in Royal Navy where he was a bit of a hero, rescuing men from drowning, etc. Born Catherine Court, Tower Hill or Great George Street, Westminster, depending on source.  Entere...

Person, Armed Forces, Literature

2 memorials