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Savage, Richard

Pseudonym of UK author Ivan Roe (1917-1976) for his thrillers – including The Horrible Hat (1949), in which a psychoanalyst/detective explains strange manifestations – and his sf novel, When the Moon Died: A Modern Novel of Science and Imagination (1955), whose telling involves an exceedingly complicated frame: far-future Aliens visit a dead Earth to listen to a tape whose long-dead narrator has discovered how, long before, a ...

Adams, Terry A

(1946-    ) US author whose D'neeran Factor sequence – Sentience: A Novel of First Contact (1986), The Master of Chaos (1989) and Battleground (2013) – begins in the conflict between "true" humans and D'Neerans, who are human telepaths (see ESP; Telepathy), and builds into a Space-Opera sequence involving new races and challenges ...

Bukowski, Helene

(1993-    ) German filmmaker and author whose first novel, the Young Adult Milchzähne (2019; trans Jen Calleja as Milk Teeth 2021), sets its soon-to-come-of-age protagonist at the heart of a sequestered Zone, protected temporarily from the ramifications of Near Future Climate Change. She ...

Dale, Floyd D

(?   -    ) US author whose first work, A Hunter's Fire (1989), is a Post-Holocaust military-sf adventure, in which the USSR invades the USA; valiant guerrilla warfare ensues. [JC]

Osborne, Cary G

(?   -    ) US author of the Iroshi series of martial arts novels, beginning with Iroshi (1995), about a female warrior ghosted by an ancient mentor, and who is transported into an sf venue – that is, a planet which though it is not Earth is described in Dying Earth terms – where tropes from Military SF are intermixed with mythical suasions from her secret ...

Langford, David

(1953-    ) UK author, critic, editor, publisher and sf fan, in the latter capacity recipient of 21 Hugo awards for fan writing – some of the best of his several hundred pieces are assembled as Let's Hear It for the Deaf Man (coll 1992 chap US; much exp vt The Silence of the Langford 1996; exp 2015 ebook) as Dave Langford, edited by Ben Yalow – plus five Best Fanzine Hugos ...

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