LESLIE, Desmond (Peter Arthur)


LESLIE, Desmond (Peter Arthur)
(1921-)
   UK writer, son of Shane Leslie and best known for co-authoring with George Adamski (1891-1965) the famous UFO book Flying Saucers have Landed (1954; exp by Leslie 1970). Of sf interest is Angels Weep (1948), aright-wing DYSTOPIA, and The Amazing Mr Lutterworth (1958), in which ALIENS avert the destruction of the planet through a device which providesunlimited energy: a Time of Splendour ensues.
   JC
   Other work: How Britain Won the Space Race (1982) with Patrick MOORE, illustrated spoof account of a 19th-century UK space programme.
   See also: MUSIC.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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