Gunther, John

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(1901-1970) US author, best known for the memoir of the death of his child, Death, Be Not Proud (1948). Of some sf interest are Eden for One: An Amusement (1927; vt Peter Lancelot: An Amusement 1927), in which a mage from another Dimension gives young Peter the opportunity to create an Alternate World to thrive in, which he takes; and The Bright Nemesis (1932), a Graustarkian (see George Barr McCutcheon; Ruritania) thriller set in an obscure Balkan country called Corcisco. [JC]

John Gunther

born Chicago, Illinois: 30 August 1901

died New York: 29 May 1970

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