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Ward, Richard Heron

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

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(1910-1969) UK actor, playwright, director, broadcaster and author, active from the early 1930s, some of whose nonfiction is of interest, including The Powys Brothers: A Study (1935), whose subjects include John Cowper Powys, and A Drug-Taker's Notes (1957) as R H Ward, a strongly analytic description of the effects of LSD use (see Drugs). He is of sf interest for The Sun Shall Rise (1935), set in a Near Future Britain under the yoke of a fascist Dystopia. [JC]

Richard Heron Ward

born Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire: 23 May 1910

died December 1969

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