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Bruce Chatwin
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Born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Born on 13rd of May 1940
Died on 18th of January 1989

Born 1940. Died 1989 - English writer and traveller.


Expert on modern art. Went temporarily blind, going to Africa to recuperate. Began writing books combining fiction, anthropology, philosophy and travel which included In Patagonia (1977), The Viceroy of Ouidah (1980), On the Black Hill (1982) and Utz (1988), shortlisted for Booker Prize.

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