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Leonard (Alfred George) Strong - Career, Publications: verse, Publications: fiction, Publications: belles lettres

poet

Novelist and poet, born in Plymouth, Devon, SW England, UK. He studied at Oxford, and took up school teaching until he established a reputation as a lyric poet with Dublin Days (1921), The Lowery Road (1923), and other volumes. He also wrote novels, including Dewer Rides (1929), a macabre novel set in Dartmoor, and Deliverance (1955). His collection of short stories, Travellers (1945), won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.

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