Entry updated 9 January 2023. Tagged: Author.
Pseudonym of Sydney Charles Mason (1901-1985), a prolific UK author – primarily of Westerns under a variety of names including Colt Henderson and John Langley. His two Bel novels, Colonists of Space (1954) and its sequel Salamander War (1955), routinely deal with colonizing humans and their conflicts with the original salamander inhabitants of the planet Bel (see Colonization of Other Worlds). [JC/SH]
Sydney Charles Mason
born Richmond, Surrey: 23 April 1901
died Reading, Berkshire: 16 May 1985
- Colonists of Space (London: Ward, Lock, 1954) [Bel: hb/]
- Salamander War (London: Ward, Lock, 1955) [Bel: hb/]
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