SIBSON, Francis H(enry)

SIBSON, Francis H(enry)
   South African writer, prolific during the 1930s; most of his work, which was technically proficient, had something to do with airplanes or the sea and ships. The Survivors (1932) and its sequel The Stolen Continent (1934) describe first the violent creation of a new island inthe Sargasso Sea (its rapid surfacing beaches an ocean liner), and second the international conflicts surrounding claims to the new territory, named New Canada. Unthinkable (1933) depicts an arduous Antarctic expeditionwhose members find, on their return north, that civilization has been destroyed by a final WAR involving gas and other weapons.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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