James McNeish

James McNeish, novelist, playwright and biographer, lives in New Zealand. He is the author of over 25 books and plays, and his work has received acclaim both in New Zealand and internationally. In the 1960s he worked in London's Theatre Workshop, known for its socially committed drama, and was a freelance producer of features and a documentary-maker for BBC Radio, and wrote for The Guardian and The Observer. As critic Denis Welsh has observed, the 'themes close to the writer's heart [are] the...See more