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George Clifton Hughes (born c. 1911)

Habits & Culture…

And we’re going to Wembley Hughes’ memoirs are littered with a common theme, and that common theme is the joy he has …

Reading & Writing

‘There must be a bullet hidden away here somewhere and I’d be making it if I had not already shot my bolt …

War and Memory

“It must have been the opening phase of the 1914-18 war that the village was shocked by…“ When reading the memoirs of …

Audience and Purpose

There is no clear indication why someone who is not within the public eye as to why they would write such a …

Biographical Entry

2:426 HUGHES, George Clifton, ‘Shut the Mountain Gate’,TS, pp.141 (c.65,000 words). Brunel University Library.  Born in the opening decade of the 20th …