John Galsworthy (1867-1933), Novelist and playwright
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Playwright and novelist. Galsworthy's first play, The Silver Box, appeared at the Court Theatre in 1906, the same year that the first novel in the Forsyte Saga series was published. A prolific and popular writer in a realist vein, he refused a knighthood in 1918, but was appointed to the Order of Merit in 1929 and in 1932 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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