Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Vines, Sherard

(1890-1974) UK academic and writer. In his sharp and exuberant satirical fantasy Return, Belphegor! (1932), Satan – under threat of extinction by unbelief – dispatches a Demon to start a new wave of religious persecutions, culminating in the burning of heretics. [BS]

Walter Sherard Vines


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.