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W J Burley


(William John Burley)
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W.J. Burley started life as an engineer, and later went to Balliol to read zoology as a mature student. On leaving Oxford he went into teaching and, until his retirement, was senior biology master in a large mixed grammar school in Newquay. He created Inspector Wycliffe in 1966 and the series has recently been televised with Jack Shepherd starring in the title role.

Genres: Mystery