Entry updated 3 April 2020. Tagged: Author.
(1932-2009) UK playwright and author whose first novel, Figures in a Landscape (1968), is a chase thriller set in a surreal unnamed South American country; it was filmed as Figures in a Landscape (1970) directed by Joseph Losey. His second novel, No Man's Land (1997), is a Post-Holocaust military thriller focused on a brigade of soldiers in a burnt-out environment who rescue some innocents and kill many who are not, and who are opposed by an enigmatic figure in an isolated Keep. [JC]
born London: 16 March 1932
died 21 May 2009
- Figures in a Landscape (London: Jonathan Cape, 1968) [hb/Tom Adams]
- No Man's Land (London: Jonathan Cape, 1997) [hb/Kjell Ekhorn]
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