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Cover of Sterner Stuff
One man library
Nottingham author Stanley Middleton was prolific. He wrote a book a year and had 44 published.
While Nottinghamshire is keen to rave about local authors like DH Lawrence and Alan Sillitoe, writer Stanley Middleton seems to have been somewhat forgotten.
He shouldn't be.
He was one of the county's most consistent authors, averaging a book a year.
In 1974 he won the Booker Prize for his novel Holiday.
Author Stanley Middleton
In 2005, at the age of 86, his book, Sterner Stuff, was published by Hutchinson.
In August that year he talked to BBC Radio Nottingham's John Holmes.
In part one of the interview he talks about:-
In part two he talks about:-
In part three he talks about:-
Stanley Middleton died on Saturday 25 July 2009. He was 89.
last updated: 28/07/2009 at 18:15
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