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Adams, Richard George

Born: 1920 AD
Currently alive, at 97 years of age.

1920 – He was born on the 9th of May in Newbury, Berkshire, England.

1940 – He served in the British Army for six years.

1948 – He was given a Class B discharge to continue his studies and he received a master’s degree from

              Worcester College at Oxford University.

         – He was a senior civil servant who worked as an Assistant Secretary for the Department of Agriculture.

1972 – His best-known work has sold over 50 million copies world-wide, earning him more than all his other

                books put together.

1974 – He has been a full-time author of his second novel "Shardik".

1983 – He also contested the general election.

         – He now lives, with his wife, Elizabeth, within 10 miles of his birthplace.