Palmer, John

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(1885-1944) UK author, known mostly for numerous detective novels and thrillers in collaboration with Hilary Saunders (1898-1951), both writing together as Francis Beeding (for their joint sf see that entry). The Hesperides: A Looking-Glass Fugue (1936) by Palmer solo is a Satire in the style of the Scientific Romance whose human protagonist visits Venus, where he discovers a Dystopia suffering under totalitarian thought control, and takes part in a revolt. [JC]

John Leslie Palmer

born London: 4 September 1885

died London: 5 August 1944

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