Allen, Johannes

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(1916-1973) Danish journalist and author of popular fiction and film scripts from about 1941. Among his few sf titles the best known is Data for din død (1970; trans Marianne Helweg as Data for Death 1971), which tells of a criminal organization whose acquisition of advanced Computer techniques permits it to blackmail people with information about their time of death. [ND]

Johannes Allen

born Copenhagen, Denmark: 16 May 1916

died Copenhagen, Denmark: 14 December 1973

works

  • Data for din dod (Copenhagen, Denmark: Branner og Korch, 1970) [hb/]
    • Data for Death (London: The Hogarth Press, 1971) [trans of above: hb/John Jensen]

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