Aylesworth, John

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(1928-2010) Canadian author whose first work was as a television writer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; subsequently in the US, where he also worked in television. His sf novel, Fee, Fei, Fo, Fum (1963), is a comic story in which a pill enlarges a man to Brobdingnagian proportions (see Great and Small); the New York setting, and some details of the tale, prefigure E L Doctorow's Big As Life (1966). [JC]

John Bansley Aylesworth

born Toronto, Canada: 18 August 1928

died Rancho Mirage, California: 28 July 2010

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