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Born: 14 August 1867, Kingston Hill, United Kingdom
Died: 31 January 1933, London, United Kingdom
Residence at the time of the award: United Kingdom
Prize motivation: "for his distinguished art of narration which takes its highest form in The Forsyte Saga."
Prize share: 1/1
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