(1904-1947) UK author who began publishing work of genre interest in 1934 with "Temple of Doom" (26 May 1934 Scoops) and "The Mines of Haldar" for (23 June 1934 Scoops); he is perhaps best known for "The Mechanical Mice" (January 1941 Astounding), which may have been written entirely by Eric Frank Russell; "The Mill of the Gods" (July 1946 New Worlds) is a competent tale about goods of Alien manufacture flooding Earth's markets. Hugi is also credited with the posthumous publication of a routine Dystopian drama about a priest-ridden world, Out of the Silent Places (1952) as by Brad Kent – a House Name of Curtis Warren. [JC]
see also: Boys' Papers; Invasion.
Maurice Gaspard Hugi
born London: 1904
died London: 1947
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