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Paul Mark Scott

Paul Mark Scott, 1920-1978

Lived in: 78 Addison Way

Profession: Novelist

About his life:

  • Served in the British army during WWII, spending time as an officer in colonial India, which shaped his writing career.
  • Published the first novel in the renowned Raj Quartet series, A Jewel in the Crown, in 1966.
  • Won the Booker Prize in 1977 for Staying On
  • Was a visiting professor at the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1976.


Paul Mark Scott
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