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Nors, Dorthe

Nors, Dorthe
1970 - 

The Danish author Dorthe Nors was born in Herning on the island of Jutland. Her family moved to rural Sinding-Ørre Sogn when she was four years old. Her mother was an artist and her father a carpenter. Nors and her two older brothers grew up in a hom...
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Paretsky, Sara

Paretsky, Sara
1947 - 

The American author Sara Paretsky was a leading proponent – alongside Marcia Muller, Sue Grafton and others – during a period in the 1980s and ‘90s when crime fiction by and about women came to the fore in the United States. She was born in Ames, Iow...
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Harvey, John

Harvey, John
1938 - 

The British author, editor and teacher John Barton Harvey grew up in London where he attended St. Aloysius College. He graduated from teacher’s college at the University of London in 1963 and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree at Hatfield Polytech...
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Tey, Josephine

Tey, Josephine
1896 - 1952

Josephine Tey (the author of popular mystery novels) and Gordon Daviot (a well-known English playwright between 1933 and 1952) were one and the same: the pseudonyms of the reserved, at times even diffident, Scottish author Elizabeth Mackintosh. Littl...
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