Roderic Jeffries


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1926

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aka Peter Alding, Jeffrey Ashford, Roderic Graeme, Graham Hastings.
Son of Graham Montague Jeffries

Roderic Jeffries was born in London in 1926 and was educated at Harrow View House Preparatory School and the Department of Navigation, University of Southampton.

In 1943 he joined the New Zealand Shipping Company as an apprentice and sailed to Australia and New Zealand, but later transferred to the the Union Castle Company in order to visit a different part of the world.

He returned to England in 1949 where he was admitted to the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn and read for the Bar at the same time as he began to write. He was called to the Bar in 1953, and after one year's pupilage practiced law for a few terms during which time there to write
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“Didn’t lie give you”
Roderic Jeffries, A Deadly Marriage

“Inside him was a bitter, futile anger and a sadness that seemed to be choking him. It was finished. The period of agonizing waiting was over, and now he would have been happy to return to it.”
Roderic Jeffries, Police Dog

“...the only thing of any use is the truth.”
Roderic Jeffries, Police Dog
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