Clare Mallory





Clare Mallory

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born
in Invercargill, New Zealand
September 25, 1913

died
April 20, 1991

gender
female

genre

influences


About this author

'Clare Mallory' was a pseudonym of Winifred Constance McQuilkan Hall, a New Zealand children's author and educator who was born in 1913, in Invercargill. Educated at Southland Girls' High School, where she boarded after the death of both her parents in her early teens, she won a scholarship to Otago University, where she took first class honours in English, second class honours in Classics, the Macmillan Brown Prize, and a postgraduate scholarship to Oxford. It was at Otago that McQuilkan became friends with fellow writer Dan Davin, as well as her future husband, Frank Hall, who would go on to study medicine.

After two years at Somerville College (1937-39), McQuilkan again took first honours in English, and returning to New Zealand, she taug...more


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