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Petty, John

Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

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(1919-1973) UK author, variously employed until he began publishing in 1957. The Last Refuge (1966) is a Post-Holocaust novel set in an oppressive, grey, Dystopian England that provides no refuge for the protagonist-writer. [JC]

John Alfred Petty

born Walsall, Staffordshire: 1919

died Dawley, Shropshire: 1973


  • The Last Refuge (London: Ronald Whiting and Wheaton, 1966) [hb/George Stock]


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