Peter Prince

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Peter Prince (b. 10 May 1942)[1] is a British novelist. He was born in England and studied in America. His first novel Play Things won the Somerset Maugham Award in 1973.[2] He won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special for his work on the 1980 BBC miniseries Oppenheimer. His novel The Good Father was adapted into a film starring Anthony Hopkins.[3] His latest novel Adam Runaway was published in 2005.


  1. ^ "Weekend birthdays", The Guardian, p. 52, 10 May 2014 
  2. ^ "The Somerset Maugham Awards Past Winners", The Society of Authors, retrieved 2011-07-12
  3. ^ Rosenfeld, Megan (1987) "Father,' Deeply Felt; Hopkins Shines in a Tale of Divorce", Washington Post, 13 March 1987, p. B01