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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer, writer who fought apartheid, dies aged 90

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:45am by Reuters

    ... Africa's leading writer, Gordimer was renowned as a rigid moralist whose novels and short stories reflected the drama of human life and emotion in a society warped by decades of white-minority ... Africa's first black president. A member of Mandela's African National Congress (ANC), Gordimer used her pen to battle against the inequality of white rule. Some of her novels, such as A World ...

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    Former Soviet Union interpreter Viktor Sukhodrev dies, aged 81

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:27am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... the tree". To keep abreast of linguistic and social trends, Sukhodrev read many English-language publications, including detective novels. He was known as the "king of interpreters" ...

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    Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend dies at age 68 after illness

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:10pm by AFP

    ... Britain under the rule of Margaret Thatcher. Her last novel, The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year, was published in 2012. Agence France-Presse ...

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman was the master at playing charlatans, slackers and losers

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 09:44pm by AP

    ... Collins' multimillion-selling novels, called his death a tragedy and praised him as a "singular talent". The last two Hunger Games movies are scheduled for release in November this year ...

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    Doris Lessing- a writer full of 'fire and visionary power'- dies at the age of 94

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by AP

    ... and visionary power' Doris Lessing 1919-2013 Doris Lessing, the Nobel prize-winning, free-thinking, world-travelling and often polarising author of The Golden Notebook and dozens of other novels ... Wulf uses four notebooks to bring together the separate parts of her disintegrating life. The novel covers a range of previously unmentionable female conditions- menstruation, orgasms ...

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    Hispanic writer Oscar Hijuelos broke down barriers

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Hispanic writer broke down barriers Oscar Hijuelos, a Cuban-American novelist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1989 novel The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love ... Kings became a bestseller and earned him international acclaim. He won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1990, making him the first Hispanic writer to receive that honour. The novel tells ...

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    Cold war thriller writer Tom Clancy dies at age 66

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Knightley. His 17th novel, Command Authority, is also due to be published that month. Born in Baltimore on April 12, 1947, to a mailman and his wife, Clancy entered Loyola College as a physics major but switched to English in his second year, saying later that he was not smart enough for the rigours of science. Ironically, his novels carried stiff doses of scientific data. After graduation ...

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    John Tavener, composer made famous by The Beatles, dies aged 69

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 07:54pm by GDN

    ... of John Lennon and Yoko Ono at a party by playing his opera, Notre Dames des Fleurs, inspired by Jean Genet's novel about a prisoner's sexual fantasies. Associated Press ...

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    Prolific Colombian writer and poet Mutis dies at 90

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Despite the difficulties he faced, including time in a Mexican prison, Mutis produced an extensive collection of novels and poetry that earned major international ... a collection of seven novellas about a wayward and quixotic sailor, considered one of the most memorable characters in fiction of recent decades. Many say the writer mirrored Maqroll. His novels ...

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    'Devil's advocate' lawyer Jacques Verges dies aged 88

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to prosecutors who had spent two days detailing the horrors of the Khmer Rouge regime. The prosecution's version of events "sounded like a novel written by Alexandre Dumas about what happened in Cambodia", said Verges in a 10-minute speech, laced with irony and an occasional suppressed smirk. Verges' life story reads like a novel, but there is one chapter that he prefers to leave ...




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