Norman Lewis

(1908—2003) traveller and author

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travel writer and novelist, born in Enfield, north London. His novels of action and adventure include The Day of the Fox (1955), set in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War; The Volcanoes Above Us (1957), set during a South American revolution; and A Suitable Case for Corruption (1984), set in the Middle East. His travel writings include journeys through Indo‐China and Burma (A Dragon Apparent, 1951; Golden Earth, 1952), the Mediterranean, India, and Cuba, and combine vivid evocation of place with acute political analysis. His autobiography, Jackdaw Cade, was published in 1987.

Subjects: Literature.

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