Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
Pseudonym of UK author Mary Dolling O'Malley (1889-1974), active from the 1920s until the year before her death. Some supernatural fantasies are assembled in The Song in the House (coll 1936); And Then You Came (1948), a Timeslip tale, hovers Equipoisally between fantasy and sf – the slippage through time being understood in fantasy terms as a magnetically enforced coming together of first-century CE myth-coated events and their contemporary reiterations; and as sf through references to the Serial Time theories of J W Dunne. [YR/JC]
Mary Dolling O'Malley, Lady O'Malley
born Shenley, Hertfordshire: 11 September 1889
died Oxford, Oxfordshire: 9 March 1974
- The Song in the House (London: Chatto and Windus, 1936) [coll: hb/]
- And Then You Came (London: Chatto and Windus, 1948) [hb/]
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