John Bude

John Bude


Born
in Maidstone, Kent, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1901

Died
November 08, 1957

Genre

Influences
Freeman Willis Croft


John Bude was a pseudonym used by Ernest Carpenter Elmore who was a British born writer.

He was born in 1901 and, as a boarder, he attended Mill Hill School, leaving in 1919 and moving on to Cheltenham where he attended a secretarial college and where he learned to type. After that he spent several years as games master at St Christopher School in Letchworth where he also led the school's dramatic activities.

This keen interest in the theatre led him to join the Lena Ashwell Players as stage manager and he took their productions around the country. He also acted in plays produced at the Everyman Theatre in Hampstead, where he lived for a time. He honed his writing skills, whenever he had a moment to spare, in the various dressing rooms that
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“In my opinion,” said the Superintendent slowly, “an arm-chair review of a case is often far more profitable than any number of enquiries and cross-examinations. You get a better perspective. More wood. Fewer trees.”
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“,m./But it is precisely at those moments when the glass seems to be ‘set fair’ that Fate invariably decides to take a hand.”
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“But it is precisely at those moments when the glass seems to be ‘set fair’ that Fate invariably decides to take a hand.”
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