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Anthony Burgess
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Born in Manchester, Greater Manchester
Born on 25th of February 1917
Died on 22nd of November 1993

1917 - 1993 English novelist, critic & composer

Famous novelist, critic and composer. Fiction includes the Malayan trilogy The Long Day Wanes, Enderby, Nothing Like the Sun, and his best known work, the dystopian tour de force A Clockwork Orange (1962). Later works include Earthly Powers (1980). He wrote critical studies on Joyce, Hemingway, Shakespeare and Lawrence.

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