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Marghanita Laski
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Born in Manchester, Greater Manchester
Born on 24th of October 1915
Died on 6th of February 1988

Marghanita Laski was a writer across numerous disciplines. She wrote comic and satirical along with more serious novels, literary biographies of Austen, Kipling and Eliot, a play, and religious and psychological studies. At the same time she contributed to many newspapers and magazines, was a regular radio show panellist in the 1950s and 1960s, and it is thought she may have been the most prolific contributor ever to the OED.

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