Finn, R(alph) L(eslie)
FINN, R(alph) L(eslie)
FINN, R(alph) L(eslie). British, b. 1922. Genres: Novels, Sports/Fitness, Autobiography/Memoirs, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Freelance advertising and publicity consultant; Tutor in English. Feature writer, Reynolds News, 1937-40, People, 1941-47, Birmingham Daily Mail, and Daily Mail, London, 1953-55; Creative Director, advertising agencies, 1955-70; Principal, Ralfinn Sports International. Publications: Out of the Depths; Down Oxford Street; He Said, What's Blue?; Time Marches Sideways; Twenty Seven Stairs; The Peephole; After the Sickness; And the Ants Came; Freaks v. Supermen; Captive on a Flying Saucer: The Lunatic Lover and Poet; Waiting Room; And All Is Mist; Return to Earth; I Sent You Red Roses; Death of a Dream; Bleu (in French); My Greatest Game; World Cup 1954; Spurs Supreme; Spurs Go Marching On; Spurs Again; Arsenal: Chapman to Mee; Champions Again: Manchester United 1965; England World Champions 1966; London's Cup Final 1967; World Cup 1970; Official History of Tottenham Hotspur 1972; History of Chelsea; No Tears in Aldgate; Spring in Aldgate; Saturday Afternoon (screenplay); Punch Drunk (screenplay); Time Remembered, Grief Forgotten, 1985. Has written over 1,000 short stories appearing in major magazines and newspapers. Address: 7 Red Lodge, Red Road, Elstree, Herts. WD6 4SN, England.