Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1915-1996) UK author, at one time in the Merchant Navy; his Dirk Rogers sea adventures, which are his best work, sometimes veer close to the fantastic. His sf novels, The Ape of London (1959) and The Night Callers (1960), are routine adventures deploying thriller and horror elements; their sf displacement is inconsiderable. The latter, involving an alien Invasion, was filmed as The Night Caller (1965). [JC]
Frank Robson Crisp
born Durham, County Durham: 30 November 1915
died June 1996
- The Ape of London (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1959) [hb/]
- The Night Callers (London: John Long, 1960) [hb/]
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