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Born in 1899 in Yorkshire, Thomas Armstrong was destined for the Royal Navy and served as a midshipman in the 1914-1918 war. Finding the spit and polish of peace-time Navy life irksome, he entered the wool trade but was soon off on a roving tour of the world that lasted several years. After various literary experiments he settled down to write something really worthwhile; the result - The Crowther ...moreMore about Thomas Armstrong...