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Flynn, John L

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

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(1954-    ) US academic and author, mostly of nonfiction studies in sf Cinema, including Dissecting Aliens: Terror in Space (1995), on the Alien sequence of films, and War of the Worlds: From Wells to Spielberg (2005). Short fiction has been assembled in Visions in Light and Shadow (coll 2001); in his awkward first novel, The Jovian Dilemma (2006), a corrupt politician from Earth, sent to Jupiter to oversee the exploitation of desperately needed energy sources, is faced with the dilemmas of First Contact. Most but not all of Flynn's work seems to have been self-published. [JC]

John L Flynn

born Chicago, Illinois: 6 September 1954




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