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Rosemary Tonks (born 1932) is an English author and poet. She disappeared from the public eye after her conversion to Fundamentalist Christianity in the 1970s, and nothing is known about her life since.

Early life

Rosemary Tonks was born in London and educated at Wentworth School, London. Expelled in 1948, she published a children's story in the same year. She married ... more »

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  • I have developed a visionary modern lyric, and, for it, an idiom in which I can write lyrically, colloquially, and dramatically. My subject is city life—with its sofas, hotel corridors, cinemas, ...
    Rosemary Tonks (b. 1932), British poet. As quoted in Contemporary Poets, 3rd ed., by James Vinson (1980). Tonks's city was London.
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  • L Rao (5/8/2014 5:42:00 AM)

    pls share her poems................ they are worth readable unlike the most.
    Regards
    L.Rao

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