Knowledge Identifier: +Allen_Lane
Born in 1902.
Countries: United Kingdom (67%), Ireland (17%), Australia (17%)
Linked to: Penguin Books, Bristol Grammar School, Category:People educated at Bristol Grammar School
The legend goes that on a train journey back from visiting Agatha Christie in 1934, Lane found himself on an Exeter station platform with nothing available worth reading
Penguin Books - "'Penguin Books"' was founded in 1935 by Sir Allen Lane, as a line of publishers The Bodley Head, only becoming a separate company the following year