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Orton, Hugh

Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author.

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(?   -?   ) UK author of fiction for boys, seemingly active only in the mid-1920s; The King of Chaos (10 May-12 July 1924 Pluck as "Fangs of the Unknown"; 1927 chap), set in a 1950 Future War, pits a lad against a Villain who threatens Britain. [JC/RR]

see also: Boys' Friend Library; Boys' Papers.

Hugh Orton



  • The King of Chaos (London: Amalgamated Press, 1927) [chap: first appeared 10 May-12 July 1924 Pluck as "Fangs of the Unknown": in the publisher's Boys' Friend Library series: pb/uncredited]


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