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Jerome, Jerome Klapkalocked

(1859–1927)
  • Damian Atkinson

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Jerome, Jerome Klapka (1859–1927), novelist and playwright, was born Jerome Clapp Jerome on 2 May 1859 at Bradford Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, the fourth child and younger son of Jerome Clapp Jerome, originally Jerome Clapp (1807–1872), nonconformist lay preacher and Staffordshire coalmine owner, and ...

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Dictionary of Literary Biography
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)