J.P. Martin


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The United Kingdom

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J.P. Martin (1879-1966) was born in Yorkshire into a family of Methodist ministers. He took up the family vocation, serving when young as a missionary to a community of South African diamond miners and then, during the First World War, as an Army chaplain in Palestine and Egypt, before returning to minister to parishes throughout the north of England. He died at eighty-six from a flu caught while bringing pots of honey to his parishioners in cold weather. Martin began telling Uncle stories to entertain his children, who later asked him to write them down so that they could read them to their own children; the stories were finally published as a book in 1
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Average rating: 4.19 · 608 ratings · 50 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
Uncle (Uncle, #1)

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3.97 avg rating — 357 ratings — published 1964 — 13 editions
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Uncle Cleans Up

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4.45 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1965 — 5 editions
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The Complete Uncle

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4.74 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 2013
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Uncle And His Detective

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4.53 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1965 — 3 editions
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Uncle And The Battle For Ba...

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4.58 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1973 — 3 editions
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Uncle and the Treacle Trouble

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Uncle - Red Fox Summer Coll...

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4.38 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2000
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Uncle and Claudius the Camel

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4.67 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1969 — 3 editions
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African Empires: Volume 1: ...

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“I am afloat on a sea of foaming joy and delight.”
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