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Donald Suddaby



Donald Suddaby (1900-1964)

Donald Suddaby, born in Leeds, was a British author and prolific writer of children's books. His first work was Scarlet-Dragon: A Little Chinese Phantasy, published in 1923. Suddaby began publishing works of genre interest under the name of Alan Griff with stories like "The Emerald" in August 1930 and "The Coming of Glugm" in September 1930, both for Colour. His first sf novel was Lost Men in the Grass (1940), also as by Griff. He died in 1964.

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Prisoners of Saturn

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Village Fanfare; Or, the Man from the Future

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A 1907 Shropshire village is visited from the future by a man looking for human wisdom in his past.

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Lost Men in the Grass

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Originally published in 1940, the protagonist of Lost Men in the Grass is a chemist who invents a serum designed to prolong life, but which in fact enormously shrinks its subjects. It precedes Richard Matheson's famous novel The Incredible Shrinking Man (1956).

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The Star Raiders

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The Star Raiders is a mystery and adventure in a lost world, involving a trip to Venus.

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The Death of Metal

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The Death of Metal is a disaster tale in which metal suddenly becomes soft.