van ARNAM, Dave
   Working name of US writer David G. van Arnam (1935-) who began publishing sf with Lost in Space * (1957) with Ron Archer (Ted WHITE), a novelization from the tv series LOST IN SPACE. Sideslip (1968) was also written with White, who this time used his own name. Further routine sf adventures by DVA are Star Gladiator (1967 chap dos), Star Mind (1969) and Greyland (1972). The Zantain fantasies - The Players of Hell (1968 chapdos) and Wizard of Storms (1970) - are well constructed and occasionally vivid, as are the Jamnar fantasies, Star Barbarian (1969) and Lord of Blood (1970).
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