Palfrey Versus The League of Light
Extract from 'News Chronicle', October 19 ....: 'RADIOACTIVE CITY' OF LIGHT DARWIN, Wednesday. A Darwin explorer and photographer, Mr. Keith Young, believes he has found radioactivity in a mysterious 'forbidden city' in Arnhem Land, inside the aboriginal reserve. Mr. Young went to photograph the 'city' - which is fashioned by Nature from great limestone cliffs. The rock formation is shaped like battlements, towers, walls and streets. Mr. Young said: 'At night the "city" glowed with eerie light, which I consider to be radioactive in origin. 'He says he will not disclose the location of what he considers may be radioactive ores until he has discussed the matter with Canberra officials.-A. P.
Author biography:John Creasey Master crime fiction writer John Creasey's near 600 titles have sold more than 80 million copies in over 25 languages under both his own name and ten other pseudonyms. His style varied with each identity and led to him being regarded as a literary phenomena. Amongst the many series written were 'Gideon of Scotland Yard', 'The Toff', 'The Baron', 'Dr. Palfrey' and 'Inspector West', as JJ Marric, Michael Halliday, Patrick Dawlish and others.
During his lifetime Creasey enjoyed an ever increasing reputation both in the UK and overseas, especially the USA. This was further enhanced by constant revision of his works in order to assure the best possible be presented to his readers and also by many awards, not least of which was being honoured twice by the Mystery Writers of America, latterly as Grand Master.
He also found time to found the Crime Writers Association and become heavily involved in British politics - standing for Parliament and founding a movement based on finding the best professionals in each sphere to run things.
'He leads a field in which Agatha Christie is also a runner.' - Sunday Times.