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Joyce Cary (1888–1957)

Author of The Horse's Mouth

Includes the names: Joyce Cary, Joyce Carey, Dzhois Keri, Джойс Кэри, Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary

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Joyce Cary was born as Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in 1888. Cary studied art in Edinburgh and Paris and law at Oxford, before fighting in West Africa in World War I. He took up writing when injuries and bad health forced him into an early retirement. Cary wrote several novels, among them Mister Johnson, using his experiences in Africa as background. Cary has been acclaimed for his skill in creating well-developed plots and credible characterizations and for his unique sense of humor, and is best known for a trilogy that includes the novels Herself Surprised, To Be a Pilgrim, and The Horse's Mouth. Cary died in 1957. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Horse's Mouth… (more)
The Penguin Book of English Short Stories (Contributor) 407 copies, 4 reviews
The Second Penguin Book of English Short Stories (Contributor, some editions) 115 copies
The Horse's Mouth [1958 film] (source novel) 21 copies
AQA Anthology (Author, some editions) 19 copies
Mister Johnson [1990 film] (Original book) 14 copies, 2 reviews
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