Entry updated 20 November 2019. Tagged: Author.
(1894-1961) UK anaesthesiologist and author, most of his fiction being detective thrillers with no fantastic content; of sf interest is The Ray of Doom: A Detective Novel (1935), in which the eponymous Ray is presented with some scientific rigour. [JC]
William Stanley Sykes
born Morley, Yorkshire: 5 August 1894
died 31 March 1961
works (highly selected)
- The Ray of Doom: A Detective Novel (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1935) [hb/]
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