Donald Gordon Payne (born 3 January 1924 in London) is an English author.
Biography [ edit ]
James Vance Marshall as a pseudonym, Payne has written such books as A River Ran Out of Eden (1962) and White-Out (1999). His most famous book is probably (1959), first published as Walkabout The Children and later made into a movie featuring Jenny Agutter.
Payne has also used
Ian Cameron and Donald Gordon as pseudonyms. As Donald Gordon, he has published, among others, Riders of the Storm (2002), an official history of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. As Ian Cameron, he published the novel (1961), later dramatized by The Lost Ones The Walt Disney Company as the movie , as well as the novels The Island at the Top of the World (1972) and The Mountains at the Bottom of the World (1975). The White Ship
He has also edited several
Reader's Digest volumes, such as the Travels & Adventure series.
He lives in
Surrey, England, and has four sons and one daughter.
(1961) The Lost Ones
A River Ran Out of Eden (1962)
Flight of the Bat (1964)
My boy John that went to Sea (1966)
The Mountains at the Bottom of the World (1975)
The White Ship (1975)
Riders of the Storm (2002)
Also from the South (2003)
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