Howard Spring

Howard Spring

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Howard Spring was a Welsh author. He began his writing career as a journalist, but from 1934 produced a series of best-selling novels, the most successful of which was Fame is the Spur, which has been both a major film, starring Michael Redgrave, and a BBC television series, starring Tim Piggott-Smith and David Hayman. Howard Spring was born in Cardiff, the son of a poor jobbing gardener. Spring was forced to leave school at the age of twelve when his father died to start work as an errand boy. He later became an office boy at a firm of chartered accountants in Cardiff Docks and then a messenger at the offices of the South Wales Daily News. Spring was keen to train as a reporter, and he spent his leisure time learning shorthand and taking evening classes at the local university, where he studied English, French, Latin, mathematics and history. He graduated to be a reporter on both the morning and evening editions of the South Wales Daily Newsshow more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134902306
  • 9786134902304