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Maitland, Derek

(1943-2019) UK war photographer and author whose sf SatiresT Minus Tower (1971), about a proposed transfer of the eponymous tower into space as a Space-Habitat hotel, and The Alpha Experience (1974) – exhibit a certain apocalyptic flippancy but failed to target coming UK trends with any real accuracy. [JC]

Derek Maitland

born Chelmsford, Essex: 17 April 1943

died Canowindra, New South Wales: 7 January 2019

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Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls and Graham Sleight.
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