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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

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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)
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The Horse's Mouth 1,121 copies, 19 reviews
Mister Johnson 409 copies, 9 reviews
Herself Surprised 265 copies, 8 reviews
To Be A Pilgrim 161 copies, 2 reviews
Prisoner of Grace 73 copies, 1 review
Except the Lord 61 copies, 1 review
Not Honour More 58 copies
A Fearful Joy 53 copies, 2 reviews
Art and Reality 52 copies
A House of Children 50 copies, 1 review
The African witch 34 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of English Short Stories (Contributor) 385 copies, 4 reviews
The Horse's Mouth [1958 film] (source novel) 20 copies
AQA Anthology (Author, some editions) 18 copies
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