David Holbrook

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Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 11, 2011 (88)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 11, 2011 (88)

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About

British author, poet, critic, and scholar, who became known for novels such as Going Off the Rails (2003) and Getting it Wrong with Uncle Tom (1998). His poetry volumes include Object Relations (1967) and Against the Cruel Frost (1963).

Before Fame

He served as a military officer from 1942 to 1945 and fictionalized this experience in his 1966 novel, Flesh Wounds.

Trivia

His 1972 work, Sex and Dehumanisation, details his his anti-adult entertainment activism.

Family Life

He married Margot Davies-Jones in 1949; together, they had four children.

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In 1946, he visited author George Orwell for the sole purpose of courting Orwell's housekeeper, Susan Watson.

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