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Forbes, Alexander

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(1882-1965) US author whose sf novel, The Radio Gunner (1924) as Anonymous, depicts a Future War set in 1937 between Northern Europe, in alliance with the USA, and the Constantinople Coalition. Forbes's predictive powers were not strong, and his eponymous hero, who knows how to locate radio equipment with his special device, fails to enthral. [JC]

Alexander Forbes

born Milton, Massachusetts: 14 May 1882

died 27 May 1965


  • The Radio Gunner (Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924) as Anonymous [hb/]


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