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Stan Barstow (1928)

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Stanley "Stan" Barstow FRSL (28 June 1928 – 1 August 2011) was an English novelist.

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Barstow was born in Horbury, near Wakefield, Yorkshire. His father was a coal miner and he attended Ossett Grammar School, he then worked as a draftsman and salesman for an engineering firm. He was best known for his 1960 novel A Kind of Loving which has long been used as a set text in British schools and which has been variously translated into a film, a television series, a radio play and a stage play. The author's other novels included Ask Me Tomorrow , The Watchers on the Shore and The Right True End . He frequently attended public events in Ossett, where he grew up, and Horbury, his birthplace.

Barstow's other works included Joby, which was turned into a television play starring Patrick Stewart, A Raging Calm, A Season with Eros, The Right True End, A Brother’s Tale, Just You Wait and See, Modern delights, autobiography In My Own Good Time .

In later life, Barstow lived in Pontardawe, South Wales with his partner Diana Griffiths.

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