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Famous literary expats: Christopher Isherwood and W H Auden

Christopher Isherwood began living with the photographer William "Bill" Caskey. In the two traveled to South America. Isherwood wrote the prose and Caskey took the photographs for a 1949 book about their journey entitled The Condor and the Cows.

"First Fig  My candle burns at both ends;  It will not last the night;  But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -  It gives a lovely light!"     -Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St Vincent Millay, (February 1892 – October was an American lyrical poet, playwright and feminist. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in the third woman to win the award for poetry, and was also known for her activism.

Zane Grey (1872-1939) dentist who turned into a Western author

Ohio boy, Zane Grey dentist who turned into a Western author. I've never read Zane Grey, but I'm a huge fan of Western films!

Robert W. Service (1874 – 1958) was a poet and writer who has often been called "the Bard of the Yukon".  Service is best known for his poems "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee".  He was born in England and came to Canada at age 21.

"The Cremation of Sam McGee" / Funny Poem by Robert William Service

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William Faulkner's biography

The University of Mississippi plans to demolish the power plant where William Faulkner began to write "As I Lay Dying.

Marcel Proust. The Marcel Proust. We have published "El escándalo Lemoine", a literary pastiche by the genius of "À la recherche du temps perdu".

Marcel Proust The Marcel Proust. We have published "El escándalo Lemoine", a literary pastiche by the genius of "À la recherche du temps perdu".

Robert Bridges, British Poet (23 October 1844 – 21 April 1930) and poet laureate from 1913 to 1930.  He practiced medicine until the age of 40 and retired to pursue a career in poetry and literary criticism.

Robert Seymour Bridges, OM, October 1844 – 21 April was a British poet, and poet laureate from 1913 to

Willem Frederik Hermans. Dutch author of poetry, novels, short stories, plays, as well as booklength studies, essays, and literary criticism.

Le monstre sacré of Dutch literature. A polymath, original thinker who was totally devoid of hypocrisy.

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