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Hesky, Olga

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1912-1974) UK editor and author in whose wry and somewhat Surrealist sf novel, The Purple Armchair (1961), the Alien who resembles an armchair and is purple must decide whether or not the human race – caught in a near-future Dystopia dominated by Computers – should survive. Eventually the "chair" says no. [JC]

Olga Lynford Hesky [born Rose Olga Cowen]

born 1912

died ?Tel Aviv, Israel: 7 October 1974



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