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Bradbury, Malcolm Stanley, Sir

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Born: 1932 AD
Died: 2000 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Authors, Satirists

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1932 - Bradbury was born in Sheffield on September 7, 1932.

 

1943 - Bradbury attended West Bridgford Grammar School.

 

1950-1953 - Attended University College, Leicester, getting a first-class degree in English.

 

1953-1955 - Bradbury continued his at Queen Mary College, where he gained his master's degree.

 

1955-1958 - Bradbury was able to teach in University of Manchester and Indiana University in the USA. Returned to England for a major heart operation.

 

1959 - Bradbury married Elizabeth Salt, who works as a librarian from Nottinghamshire County Library. Armed with a first class degree, he began his first full-time job at Hull University.

 

1961-1965 - Bradbury got a teaching post at the University of Birmingham. He completed his Manchester University Ph.D. in American studies.

 

1970 - Moving to University of East Anglia, where became Professor of American Studies. His students Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro both attended his M.A. in Creative Writing course.

 

1975 - Bradbury's best known novel, The History Man, is a dark satire of academic life in the universities.

 

1982 - Although his novel Rates of Exchange was nominated for the Booker Prize, Bradbury became the

chairman of the judges for the prize for the year 1983.

 

1986 - Bradbury wrote a short humorous book titled "Why Come to Slaka?".

 

1995 - Bradbury retired from teaching and diverted his attention to write.

 

2000 - Died on November 27, 2000.


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