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Tonks, Rosemary Desmond Boswell, 1928-2014 (poet and novelist)



  • Existence: 1928 - 2014


Born 7 October 1928 in Gillingham, Kent. She married Michael Stuart (Micky) Lightband (b. 1923) on 2 July 1949. Major works: On Wooden Wings: the Adventures of Webster (1948); Notes on Cafés and Bedrooms (1963); Emir (1963); Iliad of Broken Sentences (1967); Business Men as Lovers (1969); The Way out of Berkeley Square (1970); The Halt during the Chase (1972). Died in Bournemouth on 15 April 2014.

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Rosemary Tonks: Iliad of Broken Sentences, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/293
Scope and Contents

Duplicated typescript, 'Some aims governing the writing of Iliad of Broken Sentences'. Together with a copy of the book 'Iliad of broken sentences' (The Bodley Head, 1967).

Dates: 1967
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