Writer and literary editor. Born as Joe Randolph Ackerley at 4 Warmington Road, Herne Hill. He was appointed as private secretary to the Maharajah of Chhokrapur which served as a basis for his 'Hindoo Holiday' in 1932. Literary editor of The Listener from 1935 to 1959. Died at his home in Putney.
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