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John Fowles
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Born in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex
Born on 31st of March 1926
Died on 5th of November 2005

Born 1926 - Died 2005. English novelist.

Studied French at New College, Oxford. Served in the Royal Marines. First novel was The Collector (1963). Became well-known for his subsequent novels The Magus (1965) and The French Lieutenantís Woman (1969). Later books included Daniel Martin (1977) and A Maggot (1985). Also wrote a collection of short stories The Ebony Tower (1974).

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