Eden Phillpotts (4 November, 1862 – 29 December, 1960) was an English author and poet. By J.C. Dingham – The Critic: http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924066366497;view=1up;seq=319;size=200, Public Domain, Link Books by Eden Phillpotts* 1) Mr. Phillpotts was born in India. 2) He wrote 18 novels and 2 books of short stories about Dartmoor, an area of moorland in England. 3) For many years Mr. Phillpotts was the President of the Dartmoor Preservation Association. 4) Agatha Christie was a friend of Mr. Phillpotts and an admirer of his work. 5) Argentinian author Jorge Luis Borges was also an admirer. 6) Widecombe Fair, a novel by Mr. Phillpotts, inspired an annual fair at the village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. 7) Widecombe Fair was also adapted to a silent movie in 1927 by a young Alfred Hitchcock. 8) Towards the end of his life, and a long writing career, Mr. Phillpotts started to write science-fiction and fantasy books. 9) Mr. Phillpotts wrote several plays and was a trained actor. 10) Two of the plays he wrote with his daughter Adelaide Phillpotts. Books by Eden Phillpotts* Zohar – Man of la Book *Amazon links point to an affiliate account
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