Death of Colin Wilson

June 26, 1931 - December 5, 2013
England | Age 82

Author of 'The Outsider' dies at 82
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LONDON (AP) — British author Colin Wilson, who gained fame with his first book, "The Outsider," has died. He was 82.

Colin Stanley, Wilson's publisher and bibliographer, said the writer and philosopher never fully recovered from a stroke in 2011.

Stanley said Friday that Wilson was admitted to a hospital in Cornwall, southwestern England, in October for pneumonia and died peacefully Dec. 5 with his wife, Joy, and daughter Sally by his side.

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