Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Newlove, Donald

(1928-    ) US writer. His memoir of his years as an alcoholic and failed writer, Those Drinking Days (1981), remains his best-known work. Eternal Life (1979), although containing the autobiographical elements and hyperrealism that mark all his fiction, is a Posthumous Fantasy in which the protagonist tours the Astral Plane, meeting figures from history and his lost love. [GF]

other works: The Painter Gabriel (1970); Leo and Theodore (1972) and The Drunks (1974), assembled as Sweet Adversity (rev omni 1978); Curanne Trueheart (1986).

Donald Newlove

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