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Friel, George, George (novelist)



  • Existence: 1910-1975. - 1975


George Friel was born in Glasgow, and educated at St Mungo’s Academy and the University of Glasgow. He worked as a teacher in Glasgow until his retirement in 1973. He published five novels:

The Bank of Time (London: New Authors, 1959)

The Boy Who Wanted Peace (London: John Calder, 1964)

Grace and Miss Partridge (London: Calder and Boyars, 1969)

Mr Alfred M.A. (London: Calder and Boyars, 1972)

An Empty House (London: Calder and Boyars, 1974).

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of George Friel.

Identifier: Acc.8797
Scope and Contents

Includes corrected typescripts of novels, short stories, and plays, together with associated correspondence.

Dates: 1932-1974.

Three letters of George Friel.

Identifier: Acc.13522
Scope and Contents

Three letters of George Friel, 1969, 1974 and undated, and three letters of Isobel Friel, 1976, 19854, 1985 to James Gillespie.

Dates: 1969, 1974 and undated.

Additional filters:

Correspondence. 1
Memoirs. 1
Novels. 1
Personal papers. 1
Photocopies. 1