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By Alan Davies

ISBN-10: 1846881129

ISBN-13: 9781846881121

A.J. Cronin, writer of a few of the best-loved novels of the mid-twentieth century and the author of Dr Finlay, has been unjustly neglected by means of literary biographers. during this, the 1st full-length lifetime of this eminent yet usually overlooked author, Alan Davies recounts the tale of Cronin’s Scottish early life because the son of a Protestant mom and Catholic father, his next scientific profession, and finally his upward thrust to literary prominence, emphasizing through the significance of maintaining at arm’s size a number of the apocryphal stories that experience amassed round the reminiscence of the writer of Hatter’s fort, The fortress and the celebs glance Down, lots of that are according to flawed autobiographical readings of Cronin’s fiction itself. Incorporating an account of Cronin’s tempestuous courting together with his writer, Victor Gollancz, and a few startling revelations concerning the author’s marriage, Davies’s well timed and relocating e-book paints a clearer portrait of either Cronin the author and Cronin the guy than the realm has hitherto seen.

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A. J. Cronin, writer of a few of the best-loved novels of the mid-twentieth century and the writer of Dr Finlay, has been unjustly missed via literary biographers. during this, the 1st full-length lifetime of this eminent yet frequently ignored author, Alan Davies recounts the tale of Cronin’s Scottish adolescence because the son of a Protestant mom and Catholic father, his next clinical profession, and eventually his upward thrust to literary prominence, emphasizing through the value of protecting at arm’s size a number of the apocryphal stories that experience accrued round the reminiscence of the writer of Hatter’s fort, The fortress and the celebs glance Down, lots of that are in keeping with flawed autobiographical readings of Cronin’s fiction itself.

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