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Hastings, Macdonald

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Macdonald Hastings (1910-1982) was a British writer. He was born in London and educated as Stonyhurst College Lancashire. He married the writer Anne Scott-James (later famous for her appearances on the radio panel game My Word) in 1944, and Anthea Joseph in 1963. He was a journalist, columnist and frequent broadcaster. He wrote many non-fiction books about social history and game shooting. His series character was insurance investigator Montague Cork, whom Hastings based on a real man, Claude Wilson of the Cornhill Insurance Company.

 

Bibliography

Cork on the Water (1951) aka Fish and Kill

Cork in Bottle (1953)

Cork and the Serpent (1955)

Cork in the Doghouse (1957)

Cork on the Telly (1966) aka Cork on Location

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