Stead Jones

Stead Jones was born in 1922 and was brought up in Pwllheli, north Wales. 'Make Room for the Jester is his first novel', and was published in 1964 to much critical acclaim. It was followed in 1966 by 'The Ballad of Oliver Powell' (published under the title 'The Man with the Talents' in the USA), and in 1968 by his third and last novel, 'The Lost Boy'. His given name was Timothy Evan Jones, but all of his books were published under the pseudonym Stead Jones.