Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett DBE
(1884-1969)

Died aged c. 85

Ivy Compton-Burnett, DBE (/ˈkʌmptən/; 5 June 1884 – 27 August 1969) was an English novelist, published in the original editions as I. Compton-Burnett. Her works focus on power struggles within dysfunctional Edwardian upper middle class families, and are written in a highly individualistic dialogue-heavy style. In 1955 she was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for her novel Mother and Son.

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Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett 1884-1969 novelist lived here 1934-1969

Braemar Mansions , 95 Cornwall Gardens, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1934-1969)

Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett novelist lived here 1897 to 1915

The Drive, Hove, United Kingdom where they lived