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C P Snow
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Born in Leicester, Leicestershire
Born on 15th of October 1905
Died on 1st of July 1980

Born 1905. Died 1980 - English novelist and physicist.

Educated at Leicester and Cambridge. Civil Service commissioner from 1945 to 1960. His sequence of novels began with Strangers and Brothers (1940). Other books include Corridors of Power (1964) and The Sleep of Reason (1968). Made a life peer in 1964.

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