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Michael Harrison (writer)

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Pen name  Quentin Downes
Name  Michael Harrison
Occupation  writer
Role  Author
Nationality  English
Education  University of London
Period  1934

Born  25 April 1907 Milton, Kent, England (1907-04-25)
Genre  Detective fiction, Fantasy fiction, Science Fiction
Died  September 13, 1991, Hove, United Kingdom
Books  The roots of witchcraft, Fire from Heaven: A Study of, Beer cookery, In the footsteps of Sherlock, The London of Sherlock

Michael harrison performs revelation at the beyond microtonal music festival 2015

Michael Harrison (25 April 1907 – September 1991) was the pen name of English detective fiction and fantasy author Maurice Desmond Rohan.


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Michael Harrison was born in Milton, Kent, England, on 25 April 1907. He attended the University of London and served briefly in the British Military Intelligence during World War II.

Harrison published seventeen novels between 1934 and 1954 when he turned to writing detective fiction. He wrote pastiches of Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and Poe's C. Auguste Dupin and was a noted Sherlock Holmes scholar. His most successful work, In the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes, was published in 1958.

Harrison was awarded the Occident Prize for Weep for Lycidas (1934), was named Duke of Sant Estrella by the Kingdom of Redonda (1951), and was named Irregular Shilling by the Baker Street Irregulars of New York (1964). He was a member of the Society of Authors, Crime Writers Association, Baker Street Irregulars of New York, and the Sherlock Holmes Society of London.

Harrison died in September 1991 at the age of 84.


Michael Harrison (writer) Wikipedia