Day: June 19, 2002

Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson – ‘Lewis Carroll’ as he was to become known – was born into a comfortable middle class family, on January 27 1832, the son of the Rev. Charles Dodgson, of Daresbury, Cheshire, England, and his wife Frances Jane. He was the third child, and first son of … Read the rest

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F.Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on 24th September, 1897. The dichotomy he was to find within himself in later life – half wide-eyed boy from the mid- West, half upper-class socialite – was in evidence from his birth. His father was from a well-to-do family which … Read the rest

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