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Forrest Reid 1875-1947

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Born in Belfast. He studied at Cambridge where E.M. Forster encouraged him to write. He wrote over a dozen novels on his return to Belfast where he spent the rest of his life. His books are mostly studies of boyhood and adolescence. His best known novel was Peter Waring. The third part of his trilogy of Tom Barber novels Young Tom won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Other works include The Garden God: A tale of Two Boys, A Garden By The Sea, Uncle Stephen, At the Door of the Gate and two autobiographies. He is buried in Belfast.

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