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Charles Eric Maine

21 January 1921 - 30 November 1981

Charles Eric Maine is the pen name of David McIlwain. He was born in Liverpool, UK.
He published three issues of a science fiction magazine called The Satellite which he co-edited along with J. F. Burke. From 1940 to 1941, he published his own magazine called Gargoyle. During World War II, he was in the Royal Air Force and served in Northern Africa in 1943.

After the war, he worked in TV engineering, and became involved in editorial work with radio and TV. During 1952, he sold his first radio play, Spaceways, to the BBC. Due to its popularity, it became a novel as well as a movie. He wrote more than a dozen novels, four of which were made into movies. He died in London in 1981.
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