Christopher Priest Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 13 pages of information about the life of Christopher Priest.
This section contains 3,700 words
(approx. 13 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Christopher Priest Biography

Dictionary of Literary Biography on Christopher Priest

Christopher Priest is perhaps the most versatile and gifted of the younger British writers who have grown up within--but are, in different ways, extending or transcending--the genre of science fiction. Priest has already established a select but growing reputation in France, the Netherlands, and Australia, as well as at home. A professional writer of fiction, he has never written for the stage and his rare attempts at television or film writing have come to nothing. He is, apparently, the author of novels (other than those listed above) which he had published under a pseudonym; but he will neither confirm their existence nor reveal what his pseudonym is.

Born in Cheadle, a suburb of Manchester, to Walter Mackenzie and Millicent Alice Haslock Priest, he was (he reports) not an only child and did not have an unhappy childhood. He was (he goes on):

educated at Manchester Warehousemen, Clerks' Orphan...

(read more)

This section contains 3,700 words
(approx. 13 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Christopher Priest Biography
Copyrights
Gale
Christopher Priest from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook