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Charles Percy Snow Edit Profile

also known as Baron Snow of the City of Leicester


Charles Percy Snow was an English novelist and physicist, who wrote "Strangers and Brothers," a series of novels depicting the professional and intellectual classes and detailing the struggles involved in the pursuit of ambition and the exercise of power.


C.P. Snow was born into a working-class family; both parents are British.


  • Fiction

    • New Lives for Old

    • The Search

    • The Malcontents

    • In Their Wisdom

    • A Coat of Varnish

  • Series of novels

    • Strangers and Brothers

  • detective story

    • Death Under Sail

  • non-fiction

    • Science and Government

    • The Two Cultures

    • Second Look

    • Variety of men

    • The State of Siege

    • Public Affairs

    • Trollope: His Life and Art

    • The Realists

    • The Physicists

  • novel

    • George Passant

    • The Light and the Dark

    • Time of Hope

    • The Masters

    • The New Men

    • Homecomings

    • The Conscience of the Rich

    • The Affair

    • Corridors of Power

    • The Sleep of Reason

    • Last Things