A. D. Peters
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A. D. Peters: Augustus Dudley Peters was a British literary agent. Born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, the fourth of the seven children of a farmer, he was informally adopted at the age of 3 by an aunt who lived in England and was educated at Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School in Hampstead and St. John's College, Cambridge. After working as a magazine editor and drama critic, he started a literary agency in 1924 and subsequently represented many leading writers including Hilaire Belloc, J.B. Priestley, Evelyn Waugh, Arthur Koestler, Kingsley Amis, Rebecca West. From 1959 onwards, the agency became a partnership and was gradually enlarged. He retired in 1972 and died a few months later.
- also known as Augustus Dudley Peters
- born in (123 years ago) in Schleswig-Holstein
- nationality: United Kingdom
- profession: Film producer, literary agent, talent agent
- Marriage with Margot Grahame between and (15 years)
- died in (42 years ago)
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