Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Kurland, Michael

(1938-    ) US writer who began publishing work of genre interest with "Elementary" with Laurence M Janifer for F&SF in 1964, and who is better known for sf than for fantasy. His two Gaslight Romances on Sherlock Holmes themes, The Infernal Device (1979) and Death by Gaslight (1982), are fantasy; both concentrate on Moriarty. MK has also written two tales set in the universe Randall Garrett created for his Lord Darcy sequence: Ten Little Wizards * (1988) and A Study in Sorcery * (1989). Button Bright (1990) combines sf, fantasy and Horror. [JC]

Michael Joseph Kurland

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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.