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D G Compton


(David Guy Compton)
UK flag (1930 - )

aka Frances Lynch

David Guy Compton was born in London in 1930. He is a British science fiction author who publishes SF under the name D.G. Compton. His earlier crime novels were published under 'Guy Compton', and his Gothic novels under 'Frances Lynch'. He is best known for The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe, a classic of British SF that exposed the pitfalls of voyeuristic entertainment decades before the likes of 'The Truman Show'.
 
Series
Katherine Mortenhoe
1. The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe (1974)
     aka The Unsleeping Eye, Death Watch
2. Windows (1979)
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Anthologies containing stories by D G Compton
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Short stories
Sarah
It's Smart to Have an English Address (1967)


Awards
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1971) : The Steel Crocodile