|Born||David Malcolm Story|
13 July 1933
Wakefield, Yorkshire, England
|Died||27 March 2017 (aged 83)|
|Education||Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield|
|Alma mater||Slade School of Fine Art|
|Genre||Novelist, playwright, screenwriter|
|Notable awards||Booker Prize (1976)|
David Malcolm Storey (13 July 1933 – 27 March 2017) was an English playwright, screenwriter, award-winning novelist and a former professional rugby league player. He was known for writing This Sporting Life and for screenwriting movie version. He also wrote plays most notably: Home and The Changing Room. Storey also wrote Flight into Camden and his 1976 Booker Prize-winning novel Saville.
References[change | change source]
- David Storey: Booker Prize-winning author dies at 83 BBC News, 27 March 2017. Retreived 27 March 2017.
- Sternlicht, Sanford V. (2004). A Reader's Guide To Modern British Drama. Syracuse University Press. p. 167. ISBN 9780815630760.
- "David Storey obituary". The Guardian. 27 March 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
- "David Storey, author of This Sporting Life, dies at 83". The Guardian. 27 March 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
- Benedict Nightingale (27 March 2017). "David Storey, British Novelist and Playwright, Dies at 83". The New York Times. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Information on Storey's plays Archived 2017-04-04 at the Wayback Machine
- Biography Archived 2007-12-15 at the Wayback Machine