Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England English author The winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, William Golding is among the most popular and influential British authors to have emerged in the second half of the twentieth century. As a boy, his favorite authors included H. Since the age of seven, Golding had been writing stories, and at the age of twelve he attempted to write a novel.
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Childhood and college years Golding was born in Saint Columb Minor in Cornwall, England, in His father, Alex, was a schoolmaster, while his mother, Mildred, was active in the Women's Suffrage Movement (the movement for women's right to vote). May 18, · Eli Cohen, Israel’s man in Damascus.
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On this date in , Israel’s greatest spy suffered an ignominious public hanging in Martyrs Square, Damascus. Link page to teacher/student information on female heroes prominent in world history.
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