J. L. Carr
James Lloyd Carr was born in 1912 and attended the village school at Carlton Miniott in Yorkshire. A head teacher, publisher, and novelist, his books include A Day in Summer
(1964); A Season in Sinji
(1967); The Harpole Report
(1972); How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won the FA Cup
(1975); A Month in the Country
(1980), which won the Guardian Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize; The Battle of Pollock’s Crossing
(1985), also shortlisted for the the Booker Prize; What Hetty Did
(1988); and Harpole & Foxberrow General Publishers
(1992). He died in Northhamptonshire in 1994.
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