Tomlinson, Henry Major,
1873–1958, English novelist. A dockworker, then a journalist and war correspondent, he was (1917–23) literary editor of the Nation and Athenaeum.
Probably his best-known novel is the sea story Gallions Reach
(1927). Others include Pipe All Hands
(1937) and Morning Light
(1946). All Our Yesterdays
(1930) is a semifictional history of World War I. Among his travelogues are The Sea and the Jungle
(1912), South to Cadiz
(1934), and Below London Bridge
See his autobiographical sketches, A Mingled Yarn (1953).
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