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Scannell, Vernon [real name John Vernon Bain]locked

(1922–2007)
  • Alan Brownjohn

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Scannell, Vernon [real name John Vernon Bain] (1922–2007), poet and novelist, was born at his parents' home, 6 Tennyson Green, Skegness, Lincolnshire, on 23 January 1922, the second of the three children of James Bain, photographer's assistant, and his wife, Elsie Mabel, ...

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(1849–)
Times Literary Supplement