Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett DBE

Died aged c. 85

Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett, DBE (/ˈkʌmptən/; 5 June 1884 – 27 August 1969) was an English novelist, published in the original editions as I. Compton-Burnett. She was awarded the 1955 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for her novel Mother and Son. Her works consist mainly of dialogue and focus on family life among the late Victorian or Edwardian upper middle class.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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