Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Bowkett, Stephen

(1953-    ) UK writer who has also published as Louis P Garou and has written Horror novels as Ben Leech; these latter include The Community (1993), The Bidden (1994) and A Rare Breed (1996). As SB he has concentrated on YA work, in various genres. His first novel, Spellbinder (1985 chap), plays with Magic and Occultism; in Gameplayers (1986), which is Technofantasy, a boy becomes implicated in a fantasy role-playing Game. Other novels, like Dualists (1987) and Frontiersville High (coll of linked stories 1990), are sf. [JC]

Other work: Catch and Other Stories (coll 1988), horror and sf.

Stephen Bowkett

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