Hugh Barnett Cave was a prolific writer of pulp fiction who also excelled in other genres. Born in Chester, England, Hugh B. Cave moved during his childhood with his family to Boston, Massachusetts, following the outbreak of World War I. His first name was in honor of Hugh Walpole, a favorite author of his mother, a nurse, who had once known Rudyard Kipling. Cave attended Brookline High School. After graduating, Cave attended Boston University on a scholarship but had to leave when his father was severely injured. He worked initially for a vanity press, the only regular job he would ever...
|Birthdate:||July 11, 1910|
|Date of death:||June 27, 2004|
|Education:||Brookline High School, Boston University|
|Also known as:||Hugh Barnett Cave, John Starr, Justin Case|