Entry updated 26 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
The pseudonym of UK author Paul Devon (? -? ), of whom nothing is known beyond his authorship of The Fountain of Youth (1891), a Lost World tale set in Borneo, where a race of Hindu giants (see Great and Small) is discovered; they are notable for various Inventions, and for their use of a metal previously unknown to science. The tale is narrated by "Erasmus Dawson" and "edited" by Devon. [JC]
- The Fountain of Youth (London: Chatto and Windus, 1891) [hb/]
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