Eric Linklater

Novelist, Author

1899 – 1974

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Who was Eric Linklater?

Eric Robert Russell Linklater was a Welsh-born Scottish writer of novels and short stories, military history, and travel books. For The Wind on the Moon, a children's fantasy novel, he won the 1944 Carnegie Medal from the Library Association for the year's best children's book by a British subject.

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Born
Mar 8, 1899
Penarth
Also known as
  • Eric Robert Russell Linklater
  • Eric Robert Linklater
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Wales
Profession
Education
  • University of Aberdeen
Lived in
  • Penarth
Died
Nov 7, 1974
Orkney Islands
Resting place
Harray

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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