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Darkened rooms

Philip Gibbs

Published 1929
298 pages
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 About the Book 

Sir Philip Armand Hamilton Gibbs was an English journalist and novelist who served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War. Two of his siblings were also writers, A. Hamilton Gibbs and Cosmo Hamilton.The son of a civil servant, Gibbs was born in London and received a home education and determined at an early age to develop a career as a writer. His debut article was published in 1894 in the Daily Chronicle- five years later he published the first of many books, Founders of the Empire.He started work at the publishing house at Cassell- then editor of Tillotsons literary syndicate- was literary editor for Daily Mail in 1902- moved to Daily Express, and then to Daily Chronicle in 1908- also worked with Daily Graphic- war correspondent during 1914-18 war- KBE, 1920- chevalier of the Legion of Honour- toured United States lecturing in 1919- resigned from Daily Chronicle in 1920.