Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1876-1963) UK journalist, biographer, poet and author, perhaps best known for his long friendship and professional association with G K Chesterton, which he commemorated in a biography, G K Chesterton: A Portrait (1947). He also published a life of George Bernard Shaw, So This Is Shaw (1945 chap). The title tale assembled in The Death Ray Dictator and Other Stories (coll 1946) is a Near Future adventure set in 1960 and involving the eponymous Death Ray. [JC]
William Richard Titterton
born London: 21 September 1876
- The Death Ray Dictator and Other Stories (London: Douglas Organ, 1946) [coll: date has also been given as between 1941 and 1945: pb/]
- G K Chesterton: A Portrait (London: Alexander Ousley, 1936) [nonfiction: hb/]
- So This Is Shaw (London: Douglas Organ, 1945) [nonfiction: chap: hb/]
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