James (Joseph) Hanley (3 September 1897 – 11 November 1985) was a British novelist, short story writer, and playwright from Kirkdale, Liverpool, Lancashire, of Irish descent.
James (Joseph) Hanley (3 September 1897 – 11 November 1985) was a British novelist, short story writer, and playwright from Kirkdale, Liverpool, Lancashire, of Irish descent. Hanley came from a seafaring family and spent two years at sea himself, during World War I. He published his first novel Drift in 1930.
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James Hanley, a prolific novelist and writer of short stories and plays, died Monday in London. Mr. Hanley's books dealt with subjects as varied as his experiences at sea, the Welsh countryside and two alcoholic women who worked for the British welfare bureaucracy. He was 84 years old. Hanley's first novel, ''Drift,'' was rejected by 19 publishers before being published in 1930, but some years later C. P. Snow described him as ''one of the most important living writers. Consistent Critical Acclaim. Hanley consistently won the plaudits of critics, but was never a big seller in England or in the United States.
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James Hanley James Hanley. War has come to England, and the Furys soldier on Desmond Fury calls himself a working man, but it has been years since he put in a full shift.
When her husband comes back from the dead, Mrs. Fury plans a voyage Dennis Fury was too old to return to sea. Nearing seventy, his sailing days long behind him, he should have stayed home-but Britain was at war, and his family needed the money. A brutally arrogant union leader, he longs to escape the working class and sees World War II as his ticket to better things.
James P. Hanley has had several careers: naval officer, Human Resources director, adjunct professor, mediator . Hanley has had several careers: naval officer, Human Resources director, adjunct professor, mediator and writer. James has had over 80 short stories published in a variety of genres in print and online magazines. James has had three novels published in the Western genre (The Calling, An Ill Wind and The Train Robbers); The Calling was a finalist for the Peacemaker Award.
The Secret Journey is the second book of James Hanley’s acclaimed Furys Saga He penned plays for radio, television, and theater and published a work o. .
The Secret Journey is the second book of James Hanley’s acclaimed Furys Saga. James Hanley (1897–1985) was born in Liverpool, England, to an Irish Catholic family. He spent time in the merchant navy and served with the Canadian Infantry during World War I. From 1930 to 1981 Hanley published forty-eight books, including the novels Boy, The Furys, The Ocean, Another World, and Hollow Sea. He penned plays for radio, television, and theater and published a work of nonfiction, Grey Children, on the plight of coal miners. Hanley died in London but was buried in Wales, the setting for many of his works.