Laurie Lee

1914 - 1997

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Laurence Edward Alan "Laurie" Lee, MBE (26 June 1914 – 13 May 1997) was an English poet, novelist and screenwriter, who was brought up in the small village of Slad in Gloucestershire. His most notable work is the autobiographical trilogy Cider with Rosie (1959), As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (1969), and A Moment of War (1991). The first volume recounts his childhood in the Slad Valley. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laurie Lee has received more than 653,458 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Laurie Lee is the 5,392nd most popular writer, the 5,036th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 565th most popular British Writer.

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  • 650k

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  • 51.75

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.50

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  • 3.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Laurie Lee ranks 5,392 out of 5,794Before him are Milan Ohnisko, Yahya Hassan, Ann C. Crispin, Fatima Meer, Tana French, and Kim Thúy. After him are Wolf Blitzer, Oscar Hijuelos, Pippa Middleton, Kat Von D, Frances Harper, and Emanuel Pastreich.

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Among people born in 1914, Laurie Lee ranks 324Before him are Josh White, Larry Parks, Randall Jarrell, Zachary Scott, David Brian, and John Kerr. After him are Frances Reid, Gerald Mohr, and Harry F. Byrd Jr.. Among people deceased in 1997, Laurie Lee ranks 241Before him are Sidney Darlington, Ronald Pope, Norris Bradbury, James Dickey, Bobby Helms, and Floyd Cramer. After him are Rod Milburn, P. H. Newby, Chetan Anand, Paul Tsongas, Jermaine Stewart, and Brian Pillman.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Laurie Lee ranks 5,036 out of 6,924Before him are Emma Chambers (1964), John Dankworth (1927), Marsha Thomason (1976), Ted Ditchburn (1921), Kathleen Ollerenshaw (1912), and Mel Charles (1935). After him are John Spencer (1935), Thomas Griffith Taylor (1880), Zuleikha Robinson (1977), Yasmin Le Bon (1964), Chris Boardman (1968), and Bertie Mee (1918).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Laurie Lee ranks 565Before him are J. G. Farrell (1935), Jasper Fforde (1961), Conn Iggulden (1971), John Lydgate (1370), Angus Wilson (1913), and Louis de Bernières (1954). After him are Pippa Middleton (1983), David Hare (1947), Charles Stross (1964), John Gribbin (1946), Ali Smith (1962), and Alfred Austin (1835).