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Angus Wilson

Angus Frank Johnstone Wilson (1913-1991 ) was a British novelist and short story writer, knighted for his services to literature. Wilson was born in Bexhill, Sussex, England, to an English father and South African mother. He was educated at Merton College, Oxford, and became a librarian at the British Museum in 1937. His first publication was a collection of short stories, The Wrong Set (1949). His writing has a strongly satirical vein. Several of his books have been adapted for television.