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Gissing, George Robertlocked

(1857–1903)
  • Pierre Coustillas

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Gissing, George Robert (1857–1903), novelist, was born on 22 November 1857 at 55 (now 60) Westgate, Wakefield, Yorkshire, the eldest of the five children of Thomas Waller Gissing (1829–1870), a pharmaceutical chemist, and Margaret Bedford (1832–1913), the daughter of William Bedford, who at the time of his early death in 1832 had risen to be managing clerk in the office of ...

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