Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1943- ) UK author most of whose fiction has been for the Young Adult market, usually fantasy, beginning with "In Flanders Fields" in The Fourteenth Armada Ghost Book (anth 1982) edited by Mary Danby. The young protagonist of Cityscape (1988) travels through a portal to a moderately Near Future Dystopia, a world where books are banned, and through her literacy aids in a successful rebellion, whose leader she fancies: but he proves just as corrupt as his predecessors. [JC]
born Aberdare, Wales: 21 October 1943
- Cityscape (London: Heinemann, 1988) [hb/]
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