John Meade Falkner (1858-1932)

Death: 22nd July 1932
Location: Saint John the Baptist Church, Burford, Oxfordshire, England
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English novelist; best known for his story Moonfleet. He was born in Wiltshire, England and was educated at Marlborough College, Oxford. After leaving Oxford he had a career with the Armstrong Whitworth armaments company and wrote in his spare time. Moonfleet is an adventure story that deals with smuggling in the eighteenth century.