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James Clavell

American novelist

1924   -   1994

country of citizenship: Australia, United States of America
educated at: University of Birmingham
occupation: screenwriter, film director, film producer, novelist, writer

James Clavell (10 October 1921 – 6 September 1994), born Charles Edmund Dumaresq Clavell, was a British (and later naturalized American) novelist, screenwriter, director, and World War II veteran and prisoner of war. Clavell is best known as a writer for his The Asian Saga series of novels, a number of which have had television adaptations. Clavell also authored screenplays, such as The Great Escape (1963) and To Sir, with Love (1967). Clavell wrote [[]science fiction]] as well, including "First Woman on the Moon" a 1959 episode of theTV series Men into Space in 1959 and the screenplay (based on the original short story by George Langelaan) for the 1958 science fiction horror The Fly.
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works

7

Noble House

1981 novel by James Clavell

author: James Clavell

1981

Whirlwind

book

author: James Clavell

1986

King Rat

novel by James Clavell

author: James Clavell

1962

Shōgun

novel by James Clavell

author: James Clavell

1975

Tai-Pan

book by James Clavell

author: James Clavell

1966

Gai-Jin

book by James Clavell

author: James Clavell

1993

The Children's Story

short story by James Clavell

author: James Clavell

1964 or 1981

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