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Angus Wilson

Angus WilsonAKA Angus Frank Johnstone Wilson

Born: 11-Aug-1913
Birthplace: Bexhill, East Sussex, England
Died: 31-May-1991
Location of death: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Hemlock and After

Military service: (WWII, Foreign Service, codebreaker at Bletchley Park)

Father: William Johnstone-Wilson (d. 1939)
Mother: Maude Caney (d. 1928)
Boyfriend: Tony Garrett (life-long companion, dated starting 1946)

    High School: Westminster School
    University: BA History, Merton College, Oxford University
    Professor: English Literature, University of East Anglia (1966-78)

    British Museum Librarian/Reading Room Superintendent (1937-55)
    Knighthood 1980
    Royal Society of Literature
    Nervous Breakdown (during WWII)
    South African Ancestry Maternal

Author of books:
The Wrong Set (1949, short stories)
Such Darling Dodos (1950, short stories)
Hemlock and After (1952, novel)
Anglo-Saxon Attitudes (1956, novel)
A Bit Off the Map (1957, short stories)
The Middle Age of Mrs. Eliot (1958, novel)
The Old Men at the Zoo (1961, novel)
The Wild Garden (1963, memoir)
Late Call (1965, novel)
No Laughing Matter (1967, novel)
Death Dance: 25 Stories (1969, short stories)
The World of Charles Dickens (1970, biography)
As If By Magic (1973, novel)
The Strange Ride of Rudyard Kipling (1977, biography)
Setting the World on Fire (1980, novel)
Diversity and Depth in Fiction (1984, essays)

Wrote plays:
The Mulberry Bush (1955)

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