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Kheir, Mohamed

(1977-    ) Egyptian journalist and author whose fourth novel, Eflat Al Asabea (2018; trans Robin Moger as Slipping 2021), sophisticatedly represents a Fantastic Voyage through the riches and detritus of post 2011 Egypt via fluent weddings of the topoi of world-Fantastika: dream visions; palimpsests that create edifices of the past and the present and the future; nightmares of ...

My Science Project

Film (1985). Touchstone/Silver Screen Partners II. Written and directed by Jonathan R Betuel. Cast includes Dennis Hopper, Raphael Sbarge, Fisher Stevens, John Stockwell and Danielle von Zerneck. 94 minutes, cut to 91 minutes. Colour. / One of an epidemic of teen sf movies (Back to the Future, Explorers, Real Genius, Weird Science, etc.), this was ...

Jonathan, Norton Hughes

(1914-1990) US author, mostly of adventure tales for boys. The "ghost gang" in Dan Hyland, Police Reporter (1936) is rationalized; but the Lost Race City in The Lost Empire; Or, Larry Hannon Carries On (1934), part of the Eagle Scouts series, is duly discovered in Nepal and dealt with. [JC]

Morel, Dighton

Pseudonym of UK teacher and author Kenneth Louis Warner (1915-1990), whose middle name has also been given as Lewis. Standing to one side of his crime fiction, Moonlight Red (1960) is a thriller set in the Near Future after a Pandemic has caused worldwide madness. [JC]

Gold, H L

(1914-1996) Canadian-born author and editor, in the USA from the age of two, though retaining dual nationality; brother of Floyd C Gale. Gold began to publish work of genre interest with "Inflexure" for Astounding in October 1934 as by Clyde Crane Campbell, selling several stories to that market, and to its sister Unknown, notably None But Lucifer (September 1939 Unknown; ...

Clute, John

(1940-    ) Canadian critic, editor and author, in the UK from 1969; married to Judith Clute from 1964, partner of Elizabeth Hand since 1996. His first professional publication was a long sf-tinged poem, "Carcajou Lament" (Winter 1960 [ie Autumn 1959] Triquarterly); he only began consistently publishing sf reviews in his "New Fiction" column for the Toronto Star (1966-1967), and sf proper with ...



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