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Farrell, James Gordon (J. G. Farrell)

Born: 1935 AD
Died: 1979 AD, at 44 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Novelists

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1935 - James Gordon Farrell was born 23rd of January.

 

1973 - The Siege of Krishnapur won the Booker Prize.

 

1979 - Farrell died 12th of August while fishing; a freak wave cause by storm.

 

Wrote the novels "A Man from Elsewhere" 1963, "The Lung" 1965, "A Girl in the Head" 1967, unifinished novel "The Hill Station" 1981, trilogy "Troubles" 1970, "The Siege of Krishnapur" 1973 (Booker Prize 1973), "The Singapore Grip" 1979.

 


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