Michael Wharton

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Full name: Michael Bernard Wharton (born Michael Bernard Nathan) b. April 19, 1913 / d. January 23, 2006

Area of interest: Political and social humour / satire / comic fantasy

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Education: Bradford Grammar School; Lincoln College, Oxford

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Viewpoints/Insight: Christopher Howse: Peter Simple's infamous 50-year war on reality; An oasis of sanity? - glimpses of Wharton's world

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Other: Obituary pieces: The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Guardian, The Independent

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Books: The Missing Will (London: Chatto & Windus: Hogarth Press, 1984) OCLC 10944132 (first vol. of autobiography); A Dubious Codicil (London: Chatto & Windus, 1991) OCLC 29599852 (second vol. of autobiography); Compilations (illustrated by Michael ffolkes): Way of the World (1) (1957); Way of the World (2) (1963); Peter Simple in Opposition (Johnson Publications, 1965) OCLC 30282712; More of Peter Simple (London: Johnson, 1969) OCLC 533383; The Thoughts of Peter Simple (London: Johnson Publications, 1971) OCLC 16203929; The World of Peter Simple (London: Johnson, 1973) OCLC 1816982; The Stretchford Chronicles: 25 Years of Peter Simple (London: Daily Telegraph, 1980) OCLC 7434060; The best of Peter Simple 1980-1984 (London: Telegraph Publications, 1984) OCLC 12475674; Peter Simple's World (1998); Peter Simple's Century (London: Claridge published in association with The Daily Telegraph, 1999) OCLC 42620711; Peter Simple's Domain (London: New European, 2003) OCLC 56469736

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Column name: Peter Simple, see also related columns

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