John Carswell

John Carswell

John Patrick Carswell (1918–1997), British author, biographer, and historian, attended St. John’s College, Oxford University. He worked as a civil servant for many years. Carswell passed away in 1997.

Lives And Letters

Nonfiction by John Carswell

Virginia Woolf, in a mixture of distaste and admiration, called them “the literary underworld,” although their names were in the mainstream in the England of World War I and the 1920s. Today for the most part unfamiliar, then they connected variously, and not unimportantly, with Shaw and H. G. Wells, Aldous Huxley and D.H. Lawrence, not to overlook Pound, Eliot, E. M. Forster, and Edwin Muir, among countless others. The pages of A.…
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