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Charles Fisher (21 November 1914, Swansea - 23 January 2006, Bangkok) was a Welsh writer, poet and adventurer. Charles was the last surviving member of the Kardomah group, a literary and artistic circle in Swansea circa 1930, which included Dylan Thomas, Vernon Watkins and Daniel Jones. His death marks the final chapter in the most important and alluring era in modern Welsh literature.
Total Books: 11
An operative for British Intelligence during WW II, he wrote for Reuters, the Swansea Evening Post and the BBC before emigrating to Canada in 1953, where he was a Hansard reporter in the House of Commons.
Charles had a home on Elgin Street, in Ottawa, Canada, famous in the 1960s and 70s for its vibrant company, and after retirement, lived in Almonte, Ontario.
He wrote the book The Locust Years. Just before his death, he completed his memoir Adios Granada, an account of living with the Gypsies in Sacremonte in the 1950s and 1960s. He is survived by his daughter Caitlin.