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Born in Switzerland, Francis King spent his childhood in India, where his father was a government official. That man from King’s – Henry, Harry – vomited again.
Born in Switzerland, Francis King spent his childhood in India, where his father was a government official. While still an undergraduate at Oxford he published his first three novels. He then joined the British Council, working in Italy, Greece, Egypt, Finland and Japan, before he resigned to devote himself entirely to writing.
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Francis King, whose 'writing is always accomplished and elegant', (A. S. Byatt) displays those qualities with . One of his tautest plots. Byatt) displays those qualities with characteristic aplomb in this subtle, intelligent novel of distinction. alive with period detail and vividly exhuming an era, King's reconstruction of Germany demoralized and bankrupted by military defeat frequently calls to mind Christopher Isherwood's depictions of the country after the First World Wa. Peter Kemp, Sunday Times. So good and so disturbing.
Francis Henry King CBE (4 March 1923 – 3 July 2011) was a British novelist, poet and short story writer. He worked for the British Council for 15 years, with positions in Europe and Japan. He was born on 4 March 1923 in Adelboden, Switzerland, to a father in the civil service, brought up in India and sent back to England when his father was dying. As a boy, he was shunted around among aunts and uncles.
Born in Switzerland, Francis King spent his childhood in India. Whilst at Oxford he wrote three novels and then joined the British Council.
ISBN 10: 0241127254, ISBN 13: 9780241127254. Born in Switzerland, Francis King spent his childhood in India.
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Francis Henry King, CBE, was a British novelist, poet and short story writer. He was born in Adelboden, Switzerland, brought up in India and educated at Shrewsbury School and Balliol College, Oxford. During World War II he was a conscientious objector, and left Oxford to work on the land. After completing his degree in 1949 he worked for the British There is more than one author with this name. Francis Henry King, CBE, was a British novelist, poet and short story writer.
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A book dealing with modern problems and rightly longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. King is a writer's writer, his voice utterly convincing' Beryl Bainbridge, Books of the Year, Daily Telegraph Francis King's provocative and adventurous novel looks at the havoc wrought when a young Kosovan – an illegal immigrant – finds himself in London. Mehmet leads a double life befriending and lodging with an elderly woman who suffers from MS, while at the same time having an affair with a female doctor and throwing himself onto the London gay scene.
King Francis (originally Prince Francis) was The Dauphin of France, later ascending to the throne as King Francis II after his father, King Henry II died. Francis was the son of the late King Henry and Queen Catherine. He married Queen Mary of Scotland, to whom he had been betrothed to since they were children. Before his marriage, Francis had a son, John Philip with Lady Lola out of wedlock.