Papers of Robert Graves: Critical prose and journalism 1927 to 2003


Papers of Robert Graves: Critical prose and journalism 1927 to 2003

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Henry Williamson (1895-1977), writer, was born in south London and educated at Colfe's Grammar School, Lewisham. He fought in the army in the First World War and gained a deep sense of the futility of conflict as a result. He worked as a journalist for a short while before writing his first novel, 'The Beautiful Years', in 1921. This became volume one of a quartet, named 'The Flax of Dreams'. At the same time he moved to North Devon and, in 1927, wrote there 'Tarka the Otter', the book on which ...

Fifield, William, 1916-1987 (person)

Falls, Cyril, 1888-1971 (person)

Podro, Joshua, 1894-1962 (person)