Nigel Balchin
Date of Birth
Dec 03, 1908

Biography

Nigel Balchin was a famed British satirist who published novels, articles, and wrote screenplays. After graduating with honors from Cambridge, Balchin worked as an orchard farmer. This experience became fodder for many satires for Punch magazine. These articles in turn were compiled and published as a book, for which Balchin used the pen name Mark Spade. In 1933 he began writing novels. His...