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CodeNA9276
Dates1928-1968
Person NameKennaway; James (1928-1968)
SurnameKennaway
ForenamesJames
ActivityJames Kennaway (1928-1968), novelist, was born on 5 June 1928 in Auchterarder, Perthshire. He was educated at Trinity College, Glenalmond and in 1947 joined the Cameron Highlanders. Subsequently he studied philosophy, politics and economics at Trinity College, Oxford, from 1948 and after graduation became a publisher in London. His first novel 'Tunes of Glory' was published in 1956 and he wrote numerous novels, short stories and plays. He died in a motor accident on 21 December 1968.
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