Selwyn Jepson





Selwyn Jepson

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born
in London, England, The United Kingdom
November 25, 1899

died
March 10, 1989

gender
male

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About this author

Selwyn Jepson (1899–1989) was a British author, whose father was the mystery/detective author Edgar Alfred Jepson (1863–1938. His mother was Frieda (nee Holmes), daughter of the musician Henry Holmes and his sister Margaret (1907–2003), also a novelist, was later the mother of Fay Weldon.

He was educated at St Paul's School, London, and the Sorbonne in Paris. He was commissioned as an officer in the Royal Tank Corps in 1918, but never fought in combat. He travelled throughout Europe after the end of World War I and, around this same time, began writing professionally. After enjoying some success with short stories, he decided to make writing his career, completing his first novel, 'The Qualified Adventurer' (1922); this novel which was filme
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The Qualified Adventurer (I...
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