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Eiluned Lewis

Novelist

Janet Eiluned Lewis (1 November 1900 – 15 April 1979) was a Welsh novelist, poet, and journalist. Born in Penstrowed near Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Lewis was educated at Levana School, Wimbledon, and Westfield College, London. She had a long period of work on the Sunday Times, where she became assistant editor, and from 1944 until her death in 1979 she also wrote for the magazine Country Life. In 1937 Lewis married William Graeme Hendrey and they had one daughter, Katrina. Some of her books were written with her brother Peter. She was a friend of the novelist Charles Langbridge Morgan. In letters written to Andrew Birkin by Nico Llewelyn Davies (part of the family that served as J. M. Barrie's inspiration for Peter Pan) it was suggested that Lewis had once been a girlfriend of Nico's brother Michael:  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1900
Place of birth
Newtown
Profession
Journalist, Novelist

Education

Institution From To
Westfield College

Death

Date of death
1979

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