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Taylor, Malcolm

Entry updated 29 May 2020. Tagged: Author.

(?   -    ) UK author for older children. Knight of the Air (1935) verges toward the fantastic as its protagonist discovers a sapphire rock in Africa; Wings Over Eldorado (1936) is a Lost World tale set in South America, where a cache of Incan gold is discovered; PX (1943), set in a familiar Near Future 1969, is an aviation adventure whose protagonist, forced to land his advanced plane in a mist, becomes involved in an international conspiracy against civilization. [JC]

Malcolm Taylor



  • Knight of the Air (Oxford, Oxfordshire: Basil Blackwell, 1935) [in the publisher's Tales of Action series: hb/]
  • Wings Over Eldorado (Oxford, Oxfordshire: Basil Blackwell, 1936) [in the publisher's Tales of Action series: hb/]
  • PX (Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1943) [hb/Harvey Kidder]


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