New PDF release: AJ Cronin: The Man who Created Dr Finlay

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 via literary biographers. during this, the 1st full-length lifetime of this eminent yet usually ignored author, Alan Davies recounts the tale of Cronin’s Scottish formative years because the son of a Protestant mom and Catholic father, his next clinical occupation, and eventually his upward thrust to literary prominence, emphasizing during the value of protecting at arm’s size some 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 in keeping with fallacious autobiographical readings of Cronin’s fiction itself. Incorporating an account of Cronin’s tempestuous courting along with his writer, Victor Gollancz, and a few startling revelations concerning the author’s marriage, Davies’s well timed and relocating booklet paints a clearer portrait of either Cronin the author and Cronin the fellow than the area has hitherto seen.

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