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Beginning in the very early twentieth century, Elinor Mordaunt wrote and published more than fifty books, most of them popular novels but also including remarkable travel books as well as short stories, books for children, and an autobiography.
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1872 or 1873 Evelyn May Clowes (who later wrote under the name EM) was born at Cotgrave Place, Cotgrave, just to the east of Nottingham: one of eight children, six of them boys. Bibliographic Citation link.
By 17 September 1931 EM's novel Full Circle, about "the morally and spiritually empty life of a lionized author" appeared with this title in England but in the USA as Gin and Bitters by 'A. Riposte'. Bibliographic Citation link.
25 June 1942 EM died in the Radcliffe Infirmary at Oxford. Bibliographic Citation link.
By September 1943 EM's adventure book for boys entitled To Sea! To Sea! appeared posthumously in the year after her death. Bibliographic Citation link.
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