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Carnson, Maxwell

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(1889-1973) UK minister and author, in active service during World War One; in USA in his later years. His Lost Race novel, Monkeys of Hai Tu (1927), is set in China, where a secret City is discovered, ruled by a "deity" and defended by an army of apes (see Apes as Human). Emily Farrar, searching for her lost fiancé in this mysterious region, enamours the deity, who proposes. She refuses. [JC/MA]

Robert Maxwell Carnson

born Thornton, Yorkshire: 29 January 1889

died Denver, Colorado: 1 June 1973



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