Posted on 19th October 2010

Posted by Sophie

Tags: , , , ,

Fiction Uncovered by… Sam Jordison, writer and critic

Alfred Chester was a wonderfully strange and unsettling writer who was active in the 1950s and 1960s. Diana Athill was his English editor and she said he was one of the most talented writers she had ever worked with (and she worked with Jean Rhys and V.S. Naipaul, among others), but he never really broke…