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Robert Nye FRSL (15 March 1939 – 2 July 2016) was an English poet and author. His bestselling novel Falstaff was published in 1976. It was described by Michael Ratcliffe (writing in The Times) as "one of the most ambitious novels of the decade", and went on to win both The Hawthornden Prize and Guardian Fiction Prize.

The novel was also included in Anthony Burgess's 99 Novels: The Best in English Since 1939 (1984).

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