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Dom Moraes (1938 - 2004)

Books by this author: In Cinnamon Shade
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  • Dom Moraes (1938-2004) was born in Bombay, of Indian Roman Catholic and Goan extraction. He travelled
    the world with his father, a celebrated writer, after his mother was institutionalised when he
    was seven. He studied at Oxford, and his first collection of poetry, A Beginning (1957) received
    the Hawthornden Prize. He continued to write while living in London and then India, as a poet
    and freelance. He was the author of a memorable autobiography, My Father's Son.
       
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