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Authors in Camber

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Rumer Godden

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

Wrote ‘This House of Brede’ and ‘A Kindle of Kittens’ both of which were set in the region

Malcolm Saville

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

Author of the Lone Pine adventure series, some of which are set in Rye.

Monica Edwards

Rye Harbour 1.5 miles from Camber

Monica Edwards was born Monica le Doux Newton and, as a child, her family moved to Rye Harbour, where her father, the Rev. Harry, became vicar and officiated at the funeral after the 1928 lifeboat disaster. The young Monica used to climb down the drainpipe at nights to spend time with the fishermen, who are … more

Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea 3.9 miles from Camber

Lived in nearby Winchelsea and wrote amongst other things ‘The Good Soldier’.

Joseph Conrad

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

Lived near Rye on Romney Marsh and wrote many novels including ‘Lord Jim’.

Radclyffe Hall

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

Lived in Rye for a time and wrote’The Well of Loneliness’.

Edward Frederick Benson

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

Novelist, Biographer, and Benefactor of Rye Edward Frederick Benson was born July 24, 1867 at Wellington College in Berkshire, where his father was Headmaster. He was the fifth of six children born to Mary Sidgwick Benson and Edward White Benson, later Chancellor and Canon of Lincoln Cathedral, Bishop of Truro in Cornwall during the construction … more

Russell Thorndike

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

The author of the Dr Syn smuggling adventures set in Romney Marsh.

Henry James

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

Lived in Lamb House, Rye and wrote Wings of a Dove, The Golden Bowl, and The Ambassadors amonst others during his stay.

Arthur Christopher Benson

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

Wrote a number of novels, plays and poems, perhaps the most famous being the words to ‘Land of Hope and Glory’

Montgomery Hyde

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

Distant cousin of Henry James.

John Ryan

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

Artist and illustrator John Ryan lived in Rye. He wrote the Captain Pugwash series of books. He also produced the animated cartoons of Captain Pugwash for the BBC which were broadcast from 1957 to 1966.

Conrad Aiken

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

American poet, short story writer, critic and novelist. Lived in Rye between 1934-36, where he wrote ‘London Letters’ to the New Yorker newspaper.

John Christopher

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

“John Christopher” is a pseudonym for Samuel Youd, a prolific author whose full bibliography runs to around 70 novels under seven different names. Currently lives in Rye.

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