Johanna at daybreak

Johanna at daybreak

R.C. Hutchinson / Jan 24, 2020

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  • Title: Johanna at daybreak
  • Author: R.C. Hutchinson
  • ISBN: 9780600206033
  • Page: 318
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      • R.C. Hutchinson

        Ray Coryton Hutchinson was a best selling British novelist His 1975 novel Rising was short listed for the Booker Prize.He was born in Finchley, Middlesex and educated at Monkton Combe School, near Bath He received his BA at Oriel College, Oxford in 1927 and joined the advertising department at Colman s in Norwich He married Margaret Owen Jones in April 1929.His first novel, Thou Hast a Devil, was published in 1930 It was followed by The Answering Glory 1932 , and The Unforgotten Prisoner 1933 , which sold 150,000 copies in the first month Subsequent novels also sold very well and in 1935 he left Colman s to begin writing full time.In March 1940 he joined the army, and in July was posted as captain in the 8th Battalion of the Buffs Regiment He travelled widely during the war, while continuing to write In October 1945, after preparing the official history of the Paiforce campaign, he was demobilized with the rank of Major.After the war he wrote many successful novels, often recommended by book clubs He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in June 1962.He died before completing the last chapter of his novel, Rising 1975 It was published in September of the same year and short listed for the Booker Prize in November.His published work comprises 17 novels and 28 short stories, as well as one play, Last Train South 1938.


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