Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Bowkett, Stephen

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(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


This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.