"English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist. Many of his novels examined class difference and hypocrisy in early 20th-century British society. His novel A Passage to India (1924) brought him his greatest success. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 16 different years."  
Descended from Barons and MPs Sir Richard Skeffington MP and Sir Richard,1st Baronet Hoghton; John Clotworthy, MP; John Thornton, merchant, and Henry Thornton, MP; first cousin to the Scottish Earls of Levan and of Melville, John Thornton Leslie-Melville, et al, and to Abolitionist William Wilberforce; fifth cousin (12xR) of William Shakespeare. -S. Clark
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