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Dorothy Richardson
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Born in Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Born on 17th of May 1873
Died on 17th of June 1957

Born 1873. died 1957 - English novelist.

Moved to London after mother’s suicide. Became a Fabian, had affair with H G Wells. Started writing career with works on Quakers and George Fox. First novel Painted Roofs (1915) began a 12 volume sequence named Pilgrimage ending with Dimple Hill (1938).

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