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Barrett, Frank

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(circa 1845-1926) Pseudonym of Frank Davis, UK author of at least 45 novels and other work from the 1860s until well into the following century; the eponymous clockmaker and chemist of The Justification of Andrew Lebrun (1894) resuscitates a man who has been in Suspended Animation for a century, whose accumulated savings make him rich, and who behaves with melodramatic villainy, until good wins out. [JC]

Frank [Francis?] Davis

born London: 26 March 1845

died St Ives, Cornwall: 21 May 1926



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