Garbutt, John

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(1902-1991) UK author of fiction for boys who also wrote as by John Allen, John Brearley, under which name he wrote some Sexton Blake novels, John Brierly and Clifford Cameron, the Lance Kearney and Jigger Gerrard stories in Modern Wonder as by the latter name being of some interest; he also wrote for Captain Justice. The Night Hawk: A Fight for a Throne (21 February 1931 Nelson Lee Library; 1932 chap) is a typical adventure, featuring the exploits of a Scientist who fights crime with the aid of his armoured, winged suit. [JC/RR]

see also: Boys' Friend Library; Boys' Papers.

John James Brearley Garbutt

born 1902

died 1991

works

series

Sexton Blake

  • The Flaming Frontier (London: The Amalgamated Press/Sexton Blake Library, 1939) as by John Brearley [chap: tie to the Shared World franchise: Sexton Blake Library: pb/]
  • They Came to Spy (London: The Amalgamated Press/Sexton Blake Library, 1939) as by John Brearley [chap: tie to the Shared World franchise: Sexton Blake Library: pb/]

individual titles

  • The Night Hawk: A Fight for a Throne (London: Amalgamated Press, 1932) [chap: first appeared 21 February 1931 Nelson Lee Library: in the publisher's Boys' Friend Library series: pb/uncredited]

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