Victor Sawdon Pritchett, British author. Decorated Commander Order British Empire, 1968, created knight, 1975, Companion of Honor, 1993; recipient Royal Society Literature award, 1969, 87, W.H. Smith award, 1990, Elmer Holmes Bobst award New York University, 1991, Golden Pen award International Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, 1993.
Free-lance journalist, France, Ireland, Spain and United States, 1921-1928. Literature critic New Statesman, London, 1928-1978, director, 1951-1978. Christian Gauss lecturer Princeton University, 1953.
Beckman professor University California, Berkeley, 1960. Writer-in-residence Smith College, 1966-1971. Zisskind professor Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1969.
Visiting professor School Fine Arts, Columbia University, 1972. Clark lecturer Cambridge (England) University, 1969, Vanderbilt University, 1981.
- Dead Man Leading
- First published in 1937, this thrilling novel tells the story of an expedition by three Englishmen into the Brazilian jungle; a journey which turns into an obsessive quest for the truth behind a missionary's disappearance seventeen years earlier.
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Collected Works: 55 Works! (Sherlock Holmes Stories, The Napoleonic Tales and More!)
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger.
- Camberwell Beauty
- The Camberwell Beauty is a collection of short stories which explore the close-knit world of antique dealers, their obsessions and suspicions, their hatred of customers and the fantasy lives that grow out of the objects they collect.
- Lasting Impressions
- The essays in Lasting Impressions have never before appeared in audiobook form and together they make up, in the author's own words, 'a journey through different countries and different generations'.
Born December 16, 1900
1921 - 1928
1928 - 1978