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Shipway, George

Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1908-1982) Indian-born soldier, teacher and author, in the UK from childhood, most of whose works were historical novels. Of sf interest is The Chilian Club: A Diversion (1971; vt The Yellow Room 1971), set in a Near Future Britain threatened by trade unions (see Politics), which are (it is here presumed) run by Communists. A cadre of retired soldiers takes things in hand by eliminating the union leaders; a duplicitous left-wing bishop is roundly drowned at the climax. [JC]

George Frederick Morgan Shipway

born Allahbad, India: 25 May 1908

died 1982

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