Howard Spring — Novelist & Journalist

Author of My Son, My Son, Shabby Tiger, and Fame is the Spur

Howard Spring. Image: Goodreads

Howard Spring, born in Cardiff 1889, was perhaps the last of the great popular literary novelists of his day, and was far more popular than J.B. Priestley for instance.

He was the son of an Irish gardener, and from the age of ten went out to work to help sustain the large Spring family. He eventually ended up…