Stewart, J(ohn) I(nnes) M(ackintosh)

Stewart, J(ohn) I(nnes) M(ackintosh)
born Sept. 30, 1906, Edinburgh, Scot.
died Nov. 12, 1994, Coulsdon, Surrey, Eng.

Scottish-born English novelist, literary critic, and educator.

Stewart began writing while working as a college professor. In his mystery novels, he created the character of Inspector John Appleby, a British detective known for his suave humour and literary finesse. Among the best of these mysteries, all published under the pseudonym of Michael Innes, are Lament for a Maker (1938), The Journeying Boy (1949), and An Awkward Lie (1971). Stewart wrote other works of fiction under his own name, as well as several works of literary criticism. His autobiography, Myself and Michael Innes, was published in 1987.

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