British author Stanley Middleton has died just short of his 90th birthday.
Middleton began writing at university and in 1958 published A Short Answer. His novel Holiday won the 1974 Booker Prize.
In 2006 a new edition of Holiday featuring artwork created by Middleton was published and in 2008, Middleton’s 44th novel, Her Three Wise Men was published.
Stanley’s novels have given great pleasure to me over many, many years. I always looked forard to the new one.
Thank you and May He Rest in Peace.
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