Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1901-1970) US author, best known for the memoir of the death of his child, Death, Be Not Proud (1948). Of some sf interest are Eden for One: An Amusement (1927; vt Peter Lancelot: An Amusement 1927), in which a mage from another Dimension gives young Peter the opportunity to create an Alternate World to thrive in, which he takes; and The Bright Nemesis (1932), a Graustarkian (see George Barr McCutcheon; Ruritania) thriller set in an obscure Balkan country called Corcisco. [JC]
born Chicago, Illinois: 30 August 1901
died New York: 29 May 1970
- Eden for One: An Amusement (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1927) [hb/]
- Peter Lancelot: An Amusement (London: Martin Secker, 1927) [vt of the above: hb/]
- The Bright Nemesis (Indianapolis, Indiana: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1932) [hb/]
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