Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1934- ) Jamaican-born UK author in whose The Friendly Persuaders (1968) benign-seeming Aliens from the planet Tarax appear in London and, offering promises of universal peace and free love, are soon swept into governmental power by a surge of popular acclaim. Inevitably this low-key Invasion conceals a more sinister agenda; one man's dogged resistance leads to revelations and reversals. [DRL]
born Kingston, Jamaica: 23 May 1934
- The Friendly Persuaders (London: Hutchinson, 1968) [hb/]
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