Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
Pseudonym of Scottish author John McNeillie (1916-2002), most famous for the nonfiction The Poacher's Handbook (1950). His sf novel, The Boy Who Saw Tomorrow (1952), offers a quiet portrait of the effect on a small village of a young lad's Predictions of the Near Future. [JC]
born Old Kilpatrick, Clydeside, Scotland: 7 November 1916
died Chesham, Buckinghamshire: 24 June 2002
works (highly selected)
- The Boy Who Saw Tomorrow (London: Heinemann, 1952) [hb/Busfield]
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