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Angus Wilson: A Biography

Angus Wilson: A Biography

by Margaret Drabble

Publisher Secker & Warburg

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This biography of Sir Angus Wilson by Margaret Drabble, herself much influenced by his writing, traces his early years as a librarian at the British Library, interrupted by a grim spell in the code-breaking huts at Bletchley Park, before his rise as novelist, critic, lecturer and man of letters following the publication of his first volume of stories, "The Wrong Set", in 1949.

It also describes the range of contacts he made and maintained around the fixed point of his relationship with his friend and companion of forty years, Tony Garrett, and his role as an influence and mentor for a younger generation of writers. 

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Margaret Drabble

Dame Margaret Drabble, Lady Holroyd, DBE, FRSL is an English biographer, novelist and short story writer. Drabble's books include The Millstone, which won the following year's John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize, and Jerusalem the Golden, which won the 1967 James Tait Black Memorial Prize.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Very good condition, in a very good dust-jacket. Some foxing and yellowing to the pages and edges. This book is located in our Brighton store, and may take longer for delivery.

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