Louis de Bernieres
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Born: December 8, 1954 (age 59)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Novelist

Bio: Louis de Bernières is a British novelist most famous for his fourth novel, Captain Corelli's Mandolin. In 1993 de Bernières was selected as one of the 20 Best of Young British Novelists, part of a promotion in Granta magazine. Captain Corelli's Mandolin was published in the following year, winning the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book.

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Think simples' as my old master used to say - meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles.

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