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George Meredith
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Born in Portsmouth, Hampshire
Born on 12th of February 1828
Died on 18th of May 1909

Born 1828. Died 1909 - English novelist.

Wrote articles in The Fortnightly and worked as reader in a publishing house. Achieved popularity as novelist with Diana of the Crossways (1885), Evan Harrington (1860) and Beauchamp’s Career (1875). Main poetic work is Modern Love (1862).

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