Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
UK author, problematically identified as Charles Dixon (1858-1926), an ornithologist of some renown. The sf novel written by him, or by some other Charles Dixon or by an author using this common name as a pseudonym, is Fifteen Hundred Miles an Hour (1895), a boys' tale featuring the interplanetary exploits of some young protagonists who travel to Mars – inhabited by giant Martians – via an electric Spaceship. [JC]
born London: 1858
- Fifteen Hundred Miles an Hour (London: Bliss, Sands and Foster, 1895) [illus/hb/Arthur Layard]
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