Gathorne-Hardy, Jonathan

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GATHORNE-HARDY, Jonathan. Also writes as Sylvia Thornton. British, b. 1933. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, History, Social commentary, Biography. Career: Bookseller, tutor, hack receiver, part-time advertising copy-writer, 1960-75; writer, 1975-. Publications: One Foot in the Clouds, 1961; Jane series, 3 vols., 1966-74; Chameleon, 1967; The Office, 1970; The Rise and Fall of the British Nanny (in U.S. as The Unnatural History of the Nanny), 1972, plus reprints and new editions; The Public School Phenomenon (in U.S. as The Old School Tie), 1977; Cyril Bonhamy series, 5 vols., 1978-87; Marriage, Love, Sex, and Divorce, 1981; The Centre of the Universe Is 18 Baedekerstrasse (short stories), 1981; (as Sylvia Thornton) The Man from the Sea, 1982; Doctors, 1984; The City beneath the Skin, 1986; Gerald Brenan: The Interior Castle (biography), 1992; Particle Theory (novel), 1996; Alfred C. Kinsey-Sex the Measure of All Things (biography), 1998; South from Granada (screenplay), 2001. Address: 31 Blacksmith's Yard, Binham, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 0AL, England. Online address: [email protected]