Jonathan Rendall

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Jonathan Rendall (11 June 1964 – c. 23 January 2013) was a Somerset Maugham Award-winning British writer.[1][2]

Rendall was born in Oxford and adopted as a baby.[2] He lived his childhood in Ashtead, Surrey and much of his teenage years in Greece.[2] He attended St John's School, Leatherhead, and Magdalen College, Oxford. He later lived in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Before becoming a writer, he acted as managerial advisor to the World Featherweight boxing champion, Colin "Sweet C" McMillan. He wrote articles for the magazines Esquire, Ring and Playboy, as well as writing three multi-award winning books.

Rendall married Susie in 1988. The couple had three children together and separated in 2000.[2]

Books by Rendall[edit]

  • This Bloody Mary (Is the Last Thing I Own)
  • Twelve Grand: The Gambler as Hero
  • Garden Hopping: Memoir of an Adoption
  • Scream: The Tyson Tapes


  1. ^ Jonathan Rendall, The Times, 7 February 2013
  2. ^ a b c d Richard Williams (10 February 2013). "Observer writer Jonathan Rendall remembered | Comment is free | The Observer". London: Guardian. Retrieved 2013-02-13.

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