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West, Dame Rebecca Pen name of Cicily Isabel Fairfield Andrews. 1892-1983.
British writer and critic whose works include psychological novels, such as The Judge (1922), critical studies, as of Henry James (1916), a historical study of Yugoslavia (1941), and several reports on the Nuremberg trials.
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