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Cecily Mackworth, an Anglo-Welsh writer who lived most of her life in France, whose publishing career stretched from the 1930s into the twenty-first century, was described in an obituary as a poet, critic, novelist, biographer, journalist and globetrotter. Bibliographic Citation link. To this may be added that she was an acute and valuable commentator on art, politics, and contemporary history.
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15 August 1911 CM was born at Llantilio Pertholey in Monmouthshire, Wales. Bibliographic Citation link.
1941 Cecily Mackworth made her name with her book I Came Out of France, a vivid first-person account of the fall of France to the Nazis and its immediate effects on the civilian population. Bibliographic Citation link.
22 July 2006 CM died in Paris at the age of ninety-four. Bibliographic Citation link.
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