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Farjeon, Eleanorlocked

  • John Bell
  • , revised by Victoria Millar


Farjeon, Eleanor (1881–1965), children's writer, was born at Buckingham Street, London, on 13 February 1881, the third of five children (the second boy died in infancy) of Benjamin Leopold Farjeon (1838–1903), a prolific Victorian novelist of Jewish descent, and his wife, Margaret Jane (1853–1935)...

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