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South-African-born Deborah Levy began writing experimental fiction, plays, and poetry during the 1980s. She also worked in journalism, performance art and mixed media. By 2018 she had published six novels, three volumes of stories, and two volumes of memoirs. Bibliographic Citation link. Her work is deeply marked by experience of displacement and exile; many of her 'English' characters come from elsewhere.
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Earlier 1959 DL was born in South Africa. She has an older half-brother, a brother who is four years younger than she is, and a much younger sister born after the family migrated to Britain. Bibliographic Citation link.
October 2011 After an interval of fourteen years since her previous novel, DL's Swimming Home garnered many rejections before being published by subscription through And Other Stories  Bibliographic Citation link.
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