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Easton, John

Entry updated 26 October 2021. Tagged: Author.

(?   -?   ) UK author whose experiences of active service during World War One were reflected in Three Personal Records of the War (1929) with R H Mottram and Eric Partridge. He is of sf interest for Red Sap (1930; rev 1938), a Lost Race tale whose protagonist finds the secret of Invisibility deep in the Himalayas, a power he uses to penetrate a sacred valley, and to solve a murder mystery back in the UK. [JC]

John Easton


works (selected)

  • Red Sap (London: G P Putnam's Sons, 1930) [hb/uncredited]
    • Red Sap (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1938) [rev of the above: hb/]


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