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Vagabond by Bernard Cornwell

Bernard Cornwell, OBE was born in London, England on 23 February 1944. His father was a Canadian airman, and his mother was English, a member of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force, WAAF. He was adopted at six weeks old and brought up in Thundersley, Essex by the Wiggins family, who were members of the Peculiar People. That is a strict sect who …

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March by Geraldine Brooke

Geraldine Brooks was born on 14 September 1955 in Sydney, Australia. She grew up in the suburbs of Ashfield where she attended Bethlehem College and the University of Sydney.  She worked as a reporter for The Morning Sydney Herald then won a Greg Shackleton Memorial Scholarship and moved to the USA to complete her Master’s …

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