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warner, sylvia townsend

English writer who began her self-proclaimed "accidental career" as a poet after she was given paper with a "particularly tempting surface" and who wrote her first novel, Lolly Willowes; or, The Loving Huntsman (1926), because she "happened to find very agreeable thin lined paper in a job lot."

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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