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Robert Graves
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Born in Wimbldeon, London
Born on 24th of July 1895
Died on 7th of December 1985

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Born 1895. Died 1985 - Poet, novelist and critic.

First poetry published included Over the Brazier (1916) and Fairies and Fusiliers (1917). Moved to Majorca returning to England in 1939, settling permanently in Majorca in 1946. Best known novels include I, Claudius (1934) and Claudius the God (1934). Other publications include the non-fiction work The White Goddess (1948), Greek Myths (1955) and Hebrew Myths (1963).

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The man's desire is for the woman; but the woman's desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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