Ivy Compton-Burnett (1884-1969)

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Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett, DBE (5 June 1884 – 27 August 1969) was an English novelist, published (in the original hardback editions) as I. Compton-Burnett. She was awarded the 1955 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for her novel Mother and Son.Her subject matter focused on the late-Victorian upper classes. Manservant and Maidservant (1947) is often considered to be her best work.

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