By John Harris
The writer: John Harris, wrote lower than his personal identify and in addition the pen names of Mark Hebden and Max Hennessy.
He was once born in 1916 and knowledgeable at Rotherham Grammar college prior to changing into a journalist at the employees of the neighborhood paper. a quick interval freelancing preceded international battle II, within which he served as a corporal connected to the South African Air strength. relocating to the Sheffield Telegraph after the conflict, he additionally grew to become often called an entire author and cartoonist. different 'part time' careers followed.
He begun writing novels in 1951 and in 1953 had significant luck whilst his best-selling ‘The Sea Shall no longer Have Them’ used to be filmed. He went directly to write many extra warfare and sleek event novels less than his personal identify, and likewise a few authoritative non-fiction, resembling ‘Dunkirk’. utilizing the identify Max Hennessy, he wrote a few very entire old fiction and as Mark Hebden, the 'Chief Inspector Pel’ novels which characteristic a unusual Burgundian policeman.
Harris used to be a sailor, an airman, a journalist, a trip courier, a cartoonist and a historical past instructor, who additionally controlled to squeeze in over 80 books. A grasp of struggle and crime fiction, his enduring novels are flexible and entertaining.
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