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Titterton, W R

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

died 1963

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