Richmal Crompton

(1890—1969) children's writer and novelist

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Born Bury, Lancashire; read classics at Royal Holloway College. Crompton's 41 books for adults have been eclipsed by her *‘William’ stories, the first of which was ‘Rice‐Mould’ (1919) for ...

Subjects: Literature.

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