Grogan, Gerald

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(1884-1918) Scottish author who served in World War One from as early as 1915; killed 1918. His sf novel, A Drop in Infinity (1915), carries its unwilling protagonists via a Mad Scientist's Matter Transmission device into an empty but congenial Parallel World. A lengthy Robinsonade evolves during which the protagonists become reconciled to their lot, have children, survive a crisis and find themselves finally isolated from Earth. The tale is told by one of their descendants. [JC]

Gerald Forman Grogan

born Tibbermore, Perthshire, Scotland: 1884

died Boesinghe, Belgium: 8 January 1918 [in action]

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