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Cyril Hare ~ A Brief Biography

A short potted history of the author Cyril Hare

Cyril Hare is the pseudonym of Judge Gordon Clark, who was born at Mickleham near Dorking in 1900. He was educated at Rugby, and New College, Oxford, where he took a ‘First’ in History.
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John Dickson Carr Autobiography ~ Information

John Dickson Carr ~ Some Information in the Authors Own Words

John Dickson Carr says: ‘Of Scottish descent, I was born in America in 1906. They sent me to school and university with the idea of turning me into a barrister like my father. But I wanted to write detective stories. I don’t mean that I wanted to write great novels, or any nonsense like that! I mean that I simply damn well wanted to write detective stories, And still do.
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