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Barbara Pym

Barbara PymAKA Barbara Mary Crampton Pym

Born: 2-Jun-1913
Birthplace: Oswestry, Shropshire, England
Died: 11-Jan-1980
Location of death: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Cause of death: Cancer - Breast
Remains: Buried, Holy Trinity Churchyard, Finstock, Oxfordshire, England

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Some Tame Gazelle

Military service: Censorship Office (WWII); Women's Royal Naval Service (WWII)

Worked for the International African Institute, London (1946-74).

Father: Frederic Crampton Pym (solicitor)
Mother: Irena Spenser Thomas
Sister: Hilary Pym (b. 1916, d. 2005)
Boyfriend: Henry Harvey
Boyfriend: Julian Amery, Baron Amery of Lustleigh (politician, b. 1919, d. 1996)

    High School: Huyton College, Liverpool
    University: BA, St. Hilda's College, Oxford University

    Mastectomy 1971
    Stroke 1974 (minor)

Author of books:
Some Tame Gazelle (1950, novel)
Excellent Women (1952, novel)
Jane and Prudence (1953, novel)
Less than Angels (1955, novel)
A Glass of Blessings (1958, novel)
No Fond Return Of Love (1961, novel)
Quartet in Autumn (1977, novel)
The Sweet Dove Died (1978, novel)
A Few Green Leaves (1980, novel)
An Unsuitable Attachment (1982, novel)
A Very Private Eye (1984, journal, letters)
Crampton Hodnet (1985, novel)

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