Francis King

Standard Name: King, Francis


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Friends, Associates Olivia Manning
OM 's friends included a number of fellow-writers: William Gerhardi , Ivy Compton-Burnett (whom she had first met before the war, at a party given by Rose Macaulay , and whose work she deeply admired),...
Literary responses Jennifer Johnston
The Old Jest won the Whitbread Award for Fiction.
Moloney, Caitriona et al. Irish Women Writers Speak Out: Voices From the Field. Syracuse University Press.
Francis King in The Spectator strongly preferred this novel to Wild Nights by Emma Tennant . However, while he found the details of Nancy's everyday...
Literary responses Olivia Manning
It was a disappointment to OM when The Observer review, by Ruth Inglis , was headlined, Who is Olivia Manning?
Braybrooke, Neville, and Isobel English. Olivia Manning: A Life. Chatto and Windus.
Francis King , however, opened a composite review with this novel, placing it ahead...


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Liddell, Robert, and Francis King. Elizabeth and Ivy. Peter Owen, 1986.
King, Francis, and Robert Liddell. “Introduction”. Elizabeth and Ivy, Peter Owen, 1986, pp. 9-13.
King, Francis. “Obituary: Kathleen Nott”. The Independent.