Norman Sherry, British author, Died at 91


Norman Sherry was born on July 6, 1925, in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, and died on October 19, 2016.

He was an English-born American novelist, biographer, and educator.

Norman Sherry was most well known for his three-volume biography of the British novelist Graham Greene.

Sherry was a professor of English literature at Lancaster University.

In World War Two, he served in Burma.

Norman Sherry was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He also wrote on Joseph Conrad, Charlotte and Emily Brontë, and Jane Austen.

His creation of Volume 1 of his Life of Graham Greene, and volume 2 “one of the Best Eleven Books of 1995” by the editors of The New York Review of Books.

Since 1983, Sherry held the post of Mitchell Distinguished Professor of Literature at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

Norman Sherry was formerly married to the children’s novelist Sylvia Sherry.

Norman Sherry passed away at 91 years old.