G. I. BROWN was educated at Blackburn Grammar School, Kingswood School, and Magdalen College, Oxford. He served as a technical officer with Special Operations Executive in England and with the Services Reconnaissance Department in Australia Thereafter, he taught chemistry and was a housemaster at Eton College until he retired in 1984. He is the author of several highly successful chemistry textbooks with worldwide sales close to one million.
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