F. L. Green
1902 – 1953
Who was F. L. Green?
Frederick Laurence Green was a British author who had 14 titles published between 1934 and 1952. He is best known for his 1945 novel, Odd Man Out, which was filmed by Carol Reed, also as Odd Man Out, in 1947.
Born in Portsmouth, on 6 April 1902, Green published his first novel, Julius Penton, in 1934. It was his second book, 1939's On the Night of the Fire, which made his name. On the Night of the Fire was also adapted for the screen in 1939 and directed by Brian Desmond Hurst.