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Malone, Walter

(1866-1915) US lawyer, poet and author The Coming of the King (coll 1897), which contains varied material, including "The Last Days of the Moon" in which the Moon's inhabitants prepare for their home's loss of atmosphere, and escape to Earth. [JC]

Pohle, Robert W, Jr

(1949-    ) US author of a Space Opera, Doom of Three Planets (1978), and of a study of the actor Christopher Lee (1922-2015), The Films of Christopher Lee (1983) with Douglas C Hart. The latter is long out of date. [JC]

Nicholson, Joseph Shield

(1850-1927) UK mathematician, economist and author, in Scotland from 1880, most famous for Principles of Political Economic (1893-1901 3vols), also well-known for his journalism. He is of sf interest for two novels. Thoth: A Romance (1888; exp 1889) is an impressive Lost-World novel set around 400 BCE, where a City in the North African desert, settled 2,000 years earlier, has benefited from the ...

Mentor, Lillian Frances

(?   -?   ) US author of sf interest for The Day of Resis (1897), a Lost Race tale set in Africa, where explorers, guided by a mysterious manuscript, discover a society of Ancient Egyptians. [JC]

Moxley, F Wright

(1889-1937) US lawyer and author whose interesting though somewhat overblown Satire, Red Snow (1930), tells of a snowlike precipitation, a Disaster which causes worldwide sterility in 1935, and of the subsequent social breakdown. The tale itself comprises an almost telegraphic Future History told through the experiences of one individual who survives everyone else on the planet. Finally, ...

Robinson, Roger

(1943-    ) UK computer programmer, bibliographer and publisher, active in UK Fandom for many years. The Writings of Henry Kenneth Bulmer (1983 chap; rev 1984 chap) is an exhaustive Bibliography of one of the most prolific sf writers, and Who's Hugh?: An SF Reader's Guide to Pseudonyms (1987) is similarly exhaustive in its listing of Pseudonyms. ...

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