William (Pseudonym) Wharton Introduction - Essay

Introduction

Wharton, William (Pseudonym) 1925–

Wharton is the pseudonym of an American novelist whose first book Birdy is an idiosyncratic fantasy about a young man's obsessive desire to become a bird. A professional painter who lives in France, Wharton has chosen to conceal his identity for "personal privacy." (See also Contemporary Authors, Vols. 93-96.)