Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
Pseudonym of Scottish soldier and author Graham Seton Hutchison (1890-1946), whose early sympathy with Nazi Germany led him to found the British Empire Fascist Party in 1933, which was soon dissolved but did his career as an author of military adventures little good. The Colonel Grant sequence of thrillers, beginning with The W Plan (1929), remained within the limits of the mundane until the final volume, The V Plan (1941), a World War Two tale set in the very Near Future, in which England defeats Nazi Germany through the use of a secret Channel Tunnel. Two of his non-series titles are of interest: Eye for an Eye (1932), in which Soviet spies steal a radiologist's Invention, threatening the world; and Minos Magnificent! (1935), set in an ancient Crete where Daedalus's successful Invention of a flying machine comes to the aid of Minoan civilization. [JC]
Lieutenant-Colonel Graham Seton Hutchison
born Inverness, Scotland: 20 January 1890
died 3 April 1946
Colonel Grant (one title only here listed)
- The V Plan (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1941) [Colonel Grant: hb/uncredited]
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