Monica Dickens

(1915—1992) author

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novelist, born in London, the great‐granddaughter of Charles Dickens. Her first works of fiction were semi‐autobiographical and included the best‐selling One Pair of Hands (1939), based on her experiences as a cook and general servant, and One Pair of Feet (1942), reflecting her years as a wartime nurse. Her later novels include Closed at Dusk (1990), Scarred (1991), and, her last book, One of the Family (1993). Her autobiography, An Open Book, was published in 1978.

Subjects: Literature.

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