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Dyer, George

(1903-1978) US academic, political historian – instructor in political science at the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University – and author of two books of somewhat marginal sf interest. A Storm Is Rising (1934) is about a Near-Future conspiracy to overthrow the American government; in The Long Death: A Catalyst Club Murder Mystery (1937), a proto-nuclear physicist is murdered (by long distance X-Rays) at the point of discovering how to harness the atom (see Nuclear Energy). [JC]

George Bell Dyer

born Washington, District of Columbia: 21 April 1903

died New Hope, Pennsylvania: 8 November 1978



Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 19:36 pm on 27 January 2022.