L P Hartley

L. P. Hartley '1895-1972' was a British writer, described by Lord David Cecil as 'One of the most distinguished of modern novelists; and one of the most original'. His best-known work is The Go-Between, which was made into a 1970 film. Other works include: The Betrayal, THE BRICKFIELD, THE BOAT, My Fellow Devils, A PERFECT WOMAN and Eustace and Hilda, for which he was awarded the 1947 James Tait Black Memorial Prize. He was awarded the CBE in 1956.