Ivy Compton-Burnett (1884-1969) was an author who wrote over twenty novels. She received the James Tait Black memorial prize
Mother and son (1955). The collection consists of manuscripts of four novels and one typescript by Compton-Burnett including
A father and his fate,
A heritage and its history, and
Two worlds and their ways.
Ivy Compton-Burnett was born at Pinner, Middlesex, England, June 5, 1884; educated at Addiscombe College, Howard College,
and the Royal Holloway College; wrote first novel, Dolores (1911), while a governess for her younger sisters; wrote over twenty novels in her lifetime, receiving the James Tait Black
memorial prize for Mother and son (1955); died, London, England, August 27, 1969.
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