Martin, Stuart

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(1881-1947) Scottish journalist and author of fiction for boys, active from about 1919, his first long tale being "Pirates of the Main" (5 January-5 April 1924 The Scout). "Devilman of the Deep" (7 April-26 May 1934 Scoops), published anonymously and not collected in book form, features adventures amid a civilization Under the Sea whose Power Source is volcanic energy. When the Great Apes Came (8 November 1933-17 February 1934 Magnet; 1935 chap) is an Apes as Human tale. [JC/RR/DRL]

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

Allan Stewart Martin

born Kilmarnock, Scotland: 1881

died Richmond, Surrey: 1947

works

  • When the Great Apes Came (London: Amalgamated Press, 1935) [chap: technically an anth as a short story is appended: first appeared 18 November 1933-17 February 1934 Magnet as "When the Great Apes Came!": in the publisher's Boys' Friend Library series: pb/uncredited]

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