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Malkus, Alida Sims

Working name of US author Lyda Sims Malkus (1888-1976), usually of historical juveniles insubstantially tinged with fantasy; of sf interest is The Dark Star of Itza: The Story of a Pagan Princess (1930), a Lost Race tale set in southern Mexico; a vision of Mayan civilization is intensely and informatively conveyed. [JC]

Lyda Sims Malkus

born New York State: 19 September 1888

died Concord, Massachusetts: 27 September 1976

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Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 13:14 pm on 5 June 2023.