Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1918-1995) UK author, mostly of spy thrillers, whose Computer Takes All (1967) as by John Bourne visualizes a Dystopian outcome to the rise of the Computer; and whose Haggai Godin sequence sometimes comes close to sf, especially The Shadow in the Sea (1972), which ventures into Near Future territory in its description of a mysterious Russian submarine off the British coast. [JC]
Leonard Owen John
born Wales: 1 May 1918
died Swansea: January 1995
- Computer Takes All (London: Cassell, 1967) as by John Bourne [hb/]
- The Shadow in the Sea (London: Cassell, 1972) [Haggai Godin: hb/]
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