Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1906-1982) Austrian author almost all of whose 30 or so books – many of them written for children, many of them sf – remain untranslated. In Nur zwei Roboter? (1963; trans Frances Lobb as The Hour of the Robots 1964), Russian agents steal advanced Robot designs from America; fortunately, once the robots (named William and Natasha) are built, their mutual affection causes the world to look to peace. [JC]
born Vienna, Austria: 9 January 1906
died Vienna, Austria: 25 October 1982
- Nur zwei Roboter? (Vienna, Austria: Jugend un Volk, 1963) [pb/]
- The Hour of the Robots (London: Burke, 1964) [trans by Frances Lobb of the above: hb/John Lathey]
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