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William Trevor

24 May 1928 to 20 November 2016

An Irish writer known for his novels and short stories, and as a playwright, Trevor's work made it to the screen both by way of adaptation and his own screenplays. He adapted Dickens with The Old Curiosity Shop (1979-1980) and notable adaptations of his work included Fools of Fortune (1990) and Felicia's Journey (1999).