Kastle, Herbert D

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(1924-1987) US author best known outside the genre, who began publishing occasional sf stories with "The York Problem" for If in February 1955. He edited the final two issues of Startling Stories (Summer and Fall 1955). His one sf novel, The Reassembled Man (1964; exp vt Edward Berner is Alive Again! 1975; vt The Three Lives of Edward Berner 1976) depicts without excessive originality the transformation by aliens of a human into a sexually supercharged Superman. [JC]

Herbert David Kastle

born New York: 11 July 1924

died Los Angeles, California: 19 October 1987

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