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Dodie Smith

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United States of America

Dorothy Gladys "Dodie" Smith, was born in 1896 in Lancashire, England, and she was one of the most successful female dramatists of her generation. She wrote "Autumn,"" ""Crocus,"" "and "Dear Octopus,"" "among other plays., but her first novel, "I Capture the Castle" (Little Brown, 1948) was written when she lived in America during the '40s and marked her crossover debut from playwright to novelist. the novel became an immediate succe4ss and was produced as a play in 1954. Her other novels were "The Town in Bloom," "It Ends with Revelations," "A Tale of Two Families," and "The Girl in the Candl

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