John Wain

John Barrington Wain was an English poet, novelist, and critic, associated with the literary group “The Movement”. For most of his life, Wain worked as a freelance journalist and author, writing and reviewing for newspapers and the radio.

He was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1974 for his biography of Samuel Johnson.
Among his published works are fourteen novels, three collections of short stories, and fourteen books of literary criticism.

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