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Fanny Burney
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Born in Kings Lynn, Norfolk
Born on 13rd of June 1752
Died on 6th of January 1840

Born 1752. Died 1840 - English novelist and diarist.


Educated herself by reading English and French literature. First and best novel Evelina was published anonymously in 1778. Wrote Cecilia (1782) and Camilla (1796) and The Wanderer (1814). Letter and Diaries (1846) give vivid account of her life.

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