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August 2021 – Sir William Golding

Sir William Golding was born in Newquay, Cornwall on September 19 1911. His father was a science master at Marlborough Grammar School and his mother was a suffragette. He was 81 years old when he died on June 19 1993 (The Famous People). William Golding He was a British novelist, playwright, and poet and his debut… Continue reading August 2021 – Sir William Golding

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February 2021 – Jon Krakuauer

Jon Krakauer, author of 1996's "Into The Wild" and 1997’s “Into Thin Air” So in the spirit of the most romantic month of the year, I am doing a feature on a totally unrelated author - Jon Krakuauer!!! Early Life:He was born April 12, 1954 in  born in Brookline, Massachusetts and from the age of… Continue reading February 2021 – Jon Krakuauer

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December 2020 – The BrontĂ« Family

I'm doing things a bit differently this month…instead of just one author, I'm doing a whole family - The BrontĂ« Sisters! The sisters are, from the eldest; Charlotte, Emily and Anne. All the sisters worked as a governess at some point in their lives, which served as inspiration for certain writing, themes and novels. Their… Continue reading December 2020 – The BrontĂ« Family

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November 2020 – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.” Digital Image. CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE, Web. 1 Nov. I'm sure many of us only recognize the name Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie due to the 2014 BeyoncĂ© song Flawless. I myself was guilty of this, I liked the song and all, very catchy but the hype about the song has faded (except to true BeyoncĂ©… Continue reading November 2020 – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie