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How Love Came to Professor Guildea (Dodo Press)
Robert Smythe Hichens (1864-1950) was an English journalist and novelist. He wrote lyrics for music, stories, and collaborated in successful plays. He is best remembered now, perhaps, for his satire on Oscar Wilde, The Green Carnation (1894), his novels that were made into films - The Garden of Allah (1904) and The Paradine Case (1933) - and the story How Love Came to Prof ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published October 24th 2008 by Dodo Press
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Hichens was born in Speldhurst in Kent, the eldest son of a clergyman. He was educated at Clifton College, the Royal College of Music and early on had a desire to be a musician. Later in life he would be a music critic on the World, taking the place of George Bernard Shaw. He also studied at the London School of Journalism. Hichens was a great traveler, Egypt was one of his favorite destinations, ...moreMore about Robert Smythe Hichens...