Henry Green

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Birthday
29, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 13, 1973 (68)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1905
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 13, 1973 (68)

About

Most well known for his twentieth-century modernist novels Party Going (1939), Living (1929), and Loving (1945), he is also remembered for such late 1940s and early 1950s works of fiction as Concluding (1948) and Doting (1952).

Before Fame

In 1926, after briefly attending Oxford University, he published his debut novel, Blindness.

Trivia

His World War II-era service in Great Britain's Auxiliary Fire Service informed two of his 1940s novels: Caught and Back.

Family Life

Born Henry Vincent Yorke in Gloucestershire, England, to a family of politicians, landowners, and nobles, he was the son of Vincent Wodehouse Yorke and Maud Evelyn Wyndham.

Associated With

He and fellow British novelist Anthony Powell were classmates and friends at Eton College.