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Ronald Searle dies at 91


Author, cartoonist and illustrator Ronald Searle has died at 91. Penguin, his publisher, announced his death. Searle died at his home in France on 30 December. Searle is famous for the Molesworth and St Trinian’s books but he led an eventful life and survived World War II despite being held captive by the Japanese. The Guardian carries an obituary.

Here is our feature about Searle and his books from 2011.

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