Martin, (Roy) Peter
MARTIN, (Roy) Peter
MARTIN, (Roy) Peter. Also writes as Hampton Charles, James Melville. British, b. 1931. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Food and Wine. Career: Local govt. officer, London County Council, 1948-49, 1951-54; schoolteacher, London, 1954-56; Deputy Publicity Officer, Royal Festival Hall, 1956-60; British Council Officer, 1960-83. Publications: (with J. Martin) Japanese Cooking, 1970; Modern Japan, 1989; The Chrysanthemum Throne, 1997. AS HAMPTON CHARLES: Miss Seeton, By Appointment, 1990; Advantage Miss Seeton, 1990; Miss Seeton at the Helm, 1990. AS JAMES MELVILLE: The Wages of Zen, 1979; The Chrysanthemum Chain, 1980; A Sort of Samurai, 1981; The Ninth Netsuke, 1982; Sayonara, Sweet Amaryllis, 1983; Death of a Daimyo, 1984; The Death Ceremony, 1985; The Imperial Way, 1986; Go Gently, Gaijin, 1986; Kimono for a Corpse, 1987; The Reluctant Ronin, 1988; A Haiku for Hanae, 1989; A Tarnished Phoenix, 1990; The Bogus Buddha, 1990; The Body Wore Brocade, 1992; Diplomatic Baggage, 1994; The Reluctant Spy, 1995. Address: c/o Curtis Brown Ltd, 28/29 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4SP, England.