Skip to main content

Rayner Heppenstall

Rayner Heppenstall (19111981) was a poet, novelist, journalist, andtranslator who is remembered as a forerunner of the "nouveau" "roman" and regarded as the forefather of such experimental writers as Alain Robbe-Grillet, Angela Carter, and Anthony Burgess."Blaze of Noon" is universally regarded as his masterpiece. Gareth Buckell is the author of "Rayner Heppenstall: A Critical Study.""