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V S Pritchett


(Victor Sawdon Pritchett)
UK flag (1900 - 1997)

V.S. Pritchett, who died in 1997, was one of Britain's foremost short story writers, autobiographers and journalists. A selection from his most remarkable work, THE PRITCHETT CENTURY is published by Vintage. Evelyn Hofer was born in 1937 and emigrated from Germany to New York as a young woman. She has worked with writers such as Jan Morris and Mary McCarthy and exhibited frequently in both Europe and the USA.
 
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