GOODCHILD, George
(1885-1969)
   UK thriller and adventure writer and playwright. His first sf novel, The Eye of Abu (1927) as by Alan Dare, was an Atlantean (ATLANTIS) LOST-WORLD novel relating the discovery of the Fountain of Youth. As GG hefollowed this with The Monster of Grammont (1927), marginally sf, The Emperor of Hallelujah Island (1930), about a kingdom of criminals, AMessage from Space (1931) and Doctor Zil's Experiment (1953), in which survivors of a world-destroying DISASTER undergo various tribulations.
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