The novelist's life was marked by the financial industry ... and not always for the best.
South African-Jamaican intellectual, activist and author Peter Abrahams died in January 2017. He will be revered for his contributions to the anti-colonial struggles in Africa and the Caribbean.
An idyllic childhood in Wales inspired one of the world's most treasured children's writers in unexpected ways.
A war hero and a philanthropist, or a bully and a misogynist – there are many versions of the enigmatic author.