Oswald Wynd
1913-1998
Pseudonym: Gavin Black
  

Oswald Morris Wynd was born in Tokyo, Japan to Scottish parents. In World War II he joined the Scots Guards. He spent more than three years as a prisoner of war. After the war he returned to Scotland where he lived for the rest of his life. He is the creator of 'Paul Harris', the owner of a heavy equipment business in Singapore (under the pseudonym 'Gavin Black').

 

Titles and year of publication:  

'Paul Harris' Novels (as Gavin Black)
 1) Suddenly at Singapore ...  1961
 2) Dead Man Calling  1962
 3) A Dragon for Christmas  1963
 4) The Eyes Around Me  1964
 5) You Want to Die, Johnny?  1966
 6) A Wind of Death  1967
 7) The Cold Jungle  1969
 8) A Time for Pirates  1971
 9) The Bitter Tea  1972
10) The Golden Cockatrice  1974
11) A Big Wind for Summer (Also published as: Gale Force [1978])  1975
12) A Moon for Killers (Also published as: Killer Moon [1977])  1976
13) Night Run from Java  1979
Other Novels
 1) When Ape Is King  1949
 2) Stars in the Heather  1956
 3) A Wall in the Long Dark Night  1962
 4) Death the Red Flower  1965
 5) Walk Softly, Men Praying  1967
 6) Sumatra Seven Zero  1968
 7) The Hawser Pirates  1970
 8) The Forty Days  1972
 9) The Fatal Shadow (as Gavin Black)  1983
10) A Path for Serpents (as Gavin Black)  1991

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