Humphrey Carpenter

British writer and broadcaster

1946   -   2005

genre: children's literature, biography, historical non-fiction
country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: Keble College, Dragon School, Marlborough College
occupation: critic, jazz musician, novelist, radio personality, biographer, children's writer, historian, journalist
award received: E. M. Forster Award, Somerset Maugham Award, Duff Cooper Prize

Humphrey William Bouverie Carpenter (29 April 1946 – 4 January 2005) was an English biographer, writer, and radio broadcaster. He is known especially for his biographies of J. R. R. Tolkien and other members of the literary society, the Inklings.
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