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(1925-2015) US author who also wrote as by Stephanie Lloyd, Jay Martin and Patricia Morton; he is of sf interest for Night Mare (1970), whose scientist protagonist Michael Erasmus, deeply involved in his search for a unified field theory (see Physics), finds himself penetrating what may be an Equipoisal fantasy-inflected Parallel World, where he feels his Identity caving in to the erotic power of young woman who entraps him with Sex and marriage; he later creates a Death Ray by accident for an arms dealer. [JC]
born New York: 24 July 1925
died Long Beach, New York: 30 May 2015
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Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls and Graham Sleight.
Accessed 18:34 pm on 23 January 2022.