Snow, C(harles) P(ercy)


Snow, C(harles) P(ercy)

biographical name


C.P. Snow—Camera Press/Pictorial Parade

(born Oct. 15, 1905, Leicester, Leicestershire, Eng.—died July 1, 1980, London) British novelist, scientist, and government administrator. Snow was a molecular physicist at the University of Cambridge for some 20 years and served as a scientific adviser to the British government. His 11-novel sequence Strangers and Brothers (1940–70), which analyzes bureaucratic man and the corrupting influence of power, includes The Masters (1951), The New Men (1954), and Corridors of Power (1964). The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution (1959) and later nonfiction works deal with the cultural separation between practitioners of science and literature.

Variants of SNOW, C(HARLES) P(ERCY)

Snow, C(harles) P(ercy) later Baron Snow (of the City of Leicester)

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