BRIDGES, Thomas Charles

BRIDGES, Thomas Charles
   French-born UK writer, often in Florida. A prolific author of boys' fiction from about 1902, he wrote some sf tales for the oldest segment of his audience. Of greatest interest are Martin Crusoe: A Boy's Adventure on Wizard Island (1920), which takes young Martin Vaile to the eponymous island, a relic of ATLANTIS, and The Death Star (1940), a rather grim tale set on a depopulated Earth.
   Other works: Men of the Mist (1923); The Hidden City (1923); The City of No Escape (1925). As Christopher Beck: The Crimson Airplane (1913); The Brigand of the Air (1920); The People of the Chasm (1923).

Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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