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Frank Kermode

Sir John Frank Kermode was born in November 1919. He was a British literary critic best known for his work "The Sense of an Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction", published in 1967 and for his extensive book-reviewing and editing.Kermode was born on the Isle of Man, and was educated at Douglas High School and Liverpool University. He served in the Royal Navy during World War II, for six years in total, much of it in Iceland.He began his academic career as a lecturer at Durham University in...See more