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Wheeler, Paul

(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]

Paul Wheeler

born Kingston, Jamaica: 23 May 1934



Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 03:26 am on 9 December 2023.