Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Household, Geoffrey

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(1900-1988) UK writer whose best-known novel remains Rogue Male (1938); he wrote several sf novels. His fantasies, which tend to a certain carelessness of construction, included The Cats to Come (1975), about a future world run by Cats, The Sending (1980), a Supernatural Fiction involving murders, curses, Witchcraft and a protagonist who baulks at his Shaman status, and Summon the Bright Water (1981), which invokes Atlantis and its Wainscot descendants in the contemporary world. [JC]

Geoffrey Edward West Household


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.