MacCLURE, Victor (Thom MacWalter)
(1887-1963)
   UK writer of popular fiction. His Ultimatum: A Romance of the Air (1924; vt The Ark of the Covenant: A Romance of the Air and of Science 1924 US) tells of world disarmament brought about by pacifists armed with dirigibles carrying a sleep gas and a ray that transmutes elements. They also possess atomic energy and other weapons invented by their dying South American "Master". After the US President is converted to their cause,peace ensues.
   JC/PN
   See also: AIR WONDER STORIES; WEAPONS.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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