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ⓘ Richard Mason, novelist. Richard Mason was a British novelist and screenwriter. He is best known for writing The World of Suzie Wong. The book was adapted into ..




                                     

ⓘ Richard Mason (novelist)

Richard Mason was a British novelist and screenwriter. He is best known for writing The World of Suzie Wong. The book was adapted into a Broadway play in 1958. Masons work became the basis for the 1960 film starring William Holden and Nancy Kwan.

Among Masons film screenplays was At Town Like Alice. His work was nominated for the 1956 BAFTA British screenplay award.

                                     

1. Selected works

In an overview of writings by and about Mason, OCLC/WorldCat lists roughly 20+ works in 180+ publications in 15 languages and 1.400+ library holdings.

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  • The World of Suzie Wong, 1957
  • The Fever Tree, 1962
  • The Wind Cannot Read, 1946
  • The Passionate Summer, 1958
  • The Shadow and the Peak, 1949