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Barclay, Alan

Entry updated 18 June 2019. Tagged: Author.

Pseudonym of UK author and civil engineer George Barclay Tait (1909-1991), who wrote some stories for Science Fantasy, beginning with "Enemy in their Midst" in 1952, and the Jacko series – mostly for New Worlds, beginning with "Only an Echo" (1954 New Worlds #22) and ending with "The Thing in Common" (August 1956 New Worlds). Parts of this series became his sf novel Of Earth and Fire (fixup 1974), which pits Earth's space service against Alien intruders. He wrote his novels exclusively for Robert Hale Limited. [JC]

George Barclay Tait

born 13 December 1909

died Stockport, Cheshire: February 1991



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