Slocombe, George

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(1894-1963) UK journalist whose first assignment was to report on the sinking of the Titanic in 1912; and author whose Near Future Dictator (1932), set in an imaginary European country, describes the rise of a tyranny there. Escape into the Past (1943) features an artist's wife who Timeslips irrevocably into the seventeenth century. [JC]

George Edward Slocombe

born Bristol, England: 8 March 1894

died Paris, France: 19 December 1963

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