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Colin MacInnes

Colin MacInnesAKA Colin McInnes

Born: 20-Aug-1914
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 22-Apr-1976
Location of death: Kent, England
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Absolute Beginners

Military service: British Army (Intelligence Corps, WWII)

Father: James Campbell McInnes (singer, b. 1874, d. 1945)
Mother: Angela Thirkell (novelist, b. 1890, d. 1961)
Father: George Allnut Thirkell (stepfather after 1917)
Brother: Lance Thirkell (half brother)

    University: London Polytechnic
    University: School of Drawing and Painting, Euston Road, London

Is the subject of books:
Inside Outsider: The Life and Times of Colin MacInnes, 1983, BY: Tony Gould

Author of books:
City of Spades (1957, novel)
Absolute Beginners (1959, novel)
Mr. Love and Justice (1960, novel)
Westward to Laughter (1969, novel)
Three Years to Play (1970, novel)
Out of the Way (1980, essays)

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