His novel, "Mister Johnson," was adapted by Norman Rosten
at the Lyric Theatre in London, England, with Johnny Sekka
, Cyril Raymond, Philip Bond, and John Boxer in the cast. Frith Banbury was director.
Did You Know?
Nothing is a masterpiece - a real masterpiece - till it's about two hundred years old. A picture is like a tree or a church: you've got to let it grow into a masterpiece. Same with a poem or a new religion. They begin as a lot of funny words. Nobody knows whether they're all nonsense or a gift from heaven.
Served in the Red Cross (1912-13) and the colonial service (Nigeria, 1914-20) until forced to retire due to ill-health.