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Winifred Holtby
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Born: June 23, 1898

Died: September 29, 1935 (aged 37)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Novelist

Bio: Winifred Holtby was an English novelist and journalist, best known for her novel South Riding about a Yorkshire community struggling with the Depression of the 1930s.

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