THORNE SMITH - AUTHOR OF SUPERNATURAL FANTASY FICTION

March 27th. Today we celebrate the birthdate of author Thorne Smith (1892-1934)

Photo courtesy of thornesmith.net

Smith was a writer of humorous supernatural fantasy fiction. His most famous works are two "Topper" novels, which were made into a film with Cary Grant, a TV show, and a top radio program. Smith was prolific, writing nine fantasy novels, one mystery, a serious novel, two military themed comedies, a volume of poetry, a children’s book, two short stories, and two screenplays.

"Quite casually, I wander into my plot, poke around with my characters for a while, then amble off, leaving no moral proved and no reader improved." Thorne Smith from Brainyquote.com

Learn more about Smith on this website devoted to the artist: http://www.thornesmith.net/

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