Arthur Joyce Cary

















































Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary 1888-1957

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Born in Derry. He was educated in England. He served in the colonial service but came back to England due to ill health. He began to write using his experiences as material. Altogether he wrote 16 novels. In 1941 his novel A House of Children won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Other works include A Fearful Joy, The African Witch, Charley Is My Darling, Not Honour More, Mister Johnson, Herself Surprised, To Be a Pilgrim and The Horse’s Mouth. He is buried four kilometres north of Oxford. Photo by Cathy McClelland

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