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E Phillips Oppenheim

E. Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946) was a bestselling English novelist. Born in London, he attended London Grammar School until financial hardship forced his family to withdraw him in 1883. For the next two decades, he worked for his father's business as a leather merchant, but pursued a career as a writer on the side. With help from his father, he published his first novel, Expiation , in 1887, launching a career that would see him write well over one hundred works of fiction. In 1892,...See more