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White, Jane

Entry updated 17 July 2023. Tagged: Author.

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Pseudonym of UK author Jane Brady (1934-1985), whose work mostly comprised tales for older children. Her only sf novel, Comet (1975), set in a future post-technological Ruined Earth, treats the threat of looming Disaster – as an approaching Comet brightens in the sky – from the humanizing perspective of its young protagonists, who find a strange beauty in the phenomenon; and all proves well. [JC]

Jane Francis Brady

born Cambridge, Cambridgeshire: 19 January 1934

died Norwich, Norfolk: November 1985


  • Comet (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1975) [hb/Ken Reilly]


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