James Lansdale Hodson





James Lansdale Hodson


Born
Bury, Lancashire, The United Kingdom
Died
August 28, 1956

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James Lansdale Hodson was a well-known figure in journalism, having a spell as the northern editor of the Daily Mail and writing on a wide range of subjects while working for the Kemsley Group of newspapers.

He was mainly based in London, but did a lot of work for the Sheffield Telegraph, and when he came to write fiction he was often associated with Sheffield through his novels, most notably 'English Family'. Indeed, the manuscript of this novel was presented to the Sheffield City Libraries.

His links with Sheffield were established through his brother, A.E. Hodson, who moved to Sheffield as a young man and became a superintendent at Metropolitan Vickers in the city's East End.

Having served in World War I in the 3rd Public Schools Battalio
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Carnival at Blackport

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Harvest in the north

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Return to the Wood

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Jonathan North or Life's A ...

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War in the Sun

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