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John Charles Heywood Hadfield, (June 16, 1907 - October 10, 1999) was a British author and publisher, best known for his novel Love on a Branch Line.
Total Books: 29
Born in Birmingham, he moved to Suffolk just prior to the closure of the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway branch line from Haughley to Laxfield and it was this that is said to have inspired the novel Love on a Branch Line .
After leaving school, Hadfield worked as an editor at the publishing firm of J. M. Dent in London. During World War II as Book Officer for the British Council he formed a unit translating books into Arabic. On returning to civilian life, he founded Cupid Press which specialised in limited edition anthologies of poetry .