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V. S. Pritchett

V. S. PritchettAKA Victor Sawdon Pritchett

Born: 16-Dec-1900
Birthplace: Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Died: 20-Mar-1997
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian Science
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Midnight Oil

Military service: Ministry of Information (WWII)

Father: Walter Sawdon Pritchett (businessman)
Mother: Beatrice Helena Martin
Wife: Evelyn Vigors (div. 1936)
Wife: Dorothy Rudge Roberts (m. 1936, until his death, two children)

    High School: St. John's School
    High School: Alleyn's School, Dulwich
    High School: Dulwich College
    Professor: Princeton University (1953)
    Professor: University of California (1962)
    Professor: Columbia University
    Professor: Smith College

    Christian Science Monitor
    The New Statesman Literary Editor (1926-65)
    Commander of the British Empire 1968
    Knighthood 1975

Author of books:
Marching Spain (1928, travelogue)
Clare Drummer (1929, travelogue)
The Spanish Virgin and Other Stories (1932, short stories)
Nothing Like Leather (1935, novel)
You Make Your Own Life (1938, short stories)
Mr. Beluncle (1951, novel)
Spanish Temper (1954)
Collected Stories (1956, short stories)
A Cab at the Door (1968, memoir)
Blind Love and Other Stories (1969, short stories)
George Meredith and English Comedy (1970, biography)
Midnight Oil (1971, memoir)
Balzac (1973, biography)
The Gentle Barbarian: the Life and Work of Turgenev (1977, biography)
The Myth Makers (1979, essays)
More Collected Stories (1983, short stories)
A Man of Letters (1985, essays)
Chekhov (1988, biography)
A Careless Widow and Other Stories (1989, short stories)
The Complete Collected Essays of V. S. Pritchett (1991, essays)

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