Elder, Michael Aiken

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ELDER, Michael Aiken

ELDER, Michael Aiken. Scottish, b. 1931. Genres: Science fiction/Fantasy, Children's fiction, Biography, Plays/Screenplays. Career: Freelance writer, actor and broadcaster. Director, Edinburgh Film Festival, 1962-64; Ed., The Scottish Life-Boat, 1967-84. Publications: The Affair at Invergarroch, 1951; Tony Behind the Scenes, 1955; The Cabin at Barton Bridge, 1956; The Phantom in the Wings, 1957; For Those in Peril, 1963; The Young Martin Luther, 1966; The Young James Barrie, 1967; Paradise Is Not Enough, 1970; The Alien Earth, 1971; The Everlasting Man, 1972; Nowhere on Earth, 1972; The Perfumed Planet, 1973; Down to Earth, 1973; A Different World, 1974; The Seeds of Frenzy, 1974; Centaurian Quest, 1975; The Island of the Dead, 1975; Double Time, 1976; Mindslip, 1976; Oil-Seeker, 1977; Mindquest, 1978; Oil-Planet, 1978; Danger in the Glen, 1984; Mist on the Moorland, 1985; The Man from France, 1986; The Last of the Lairds, 1987; Take the High Road: The First Ten Years, 1990; Many television screenplays for BBC and Scottish television, including long-running (17 years) serial "High Road". Address: The Coach House, 1 Spencer Pl, Edinburgh EH5 3HG, Scotland.