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Morton, H V

(1892-1979) UK journalist from 1910 and author, in South Africa from 1947; best known for his many travel books, beginning with The Heart of London (1926). He is of sf interest for I, James Blunt (1942 chap), a Hitler Wins tale set in the near Near Future, and comprising the eponym's extremely grim diary in which he recounts the consequences of the German Invasion of England. [JC]

Henry Canova Vollam Morton

born Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire: 26 July 1892

died South Africa: 18 June 1979



Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 02:41 am on 25 May 2022.