ELKON, Jon. South African, b. 1949. Genres: Novels, History. Career: Writer, 1959-. Formerly a teacher at Lady Margaret School, London, England. Publications: Umfaan's Heroes (novel), 1988; Laszlo's Millions (novel), 1991. Address: c/o A.P. Watt Ltd., 20 John St, London WC1N 2DR, England.
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