Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1850-1917) French-born playwright author, raised in Australia but in the UK by early manhood; in his Near Future sf Satire, Lady Ermyntrude and the Plumber: A Love Tale of MCMXX (1912), the passage of the Great Compulsory Work Act, and the suppression of the House of Lords, creates a society in which everyone must work to live, including the king and queen, who become hotel proprietors. [JC]
Arthur Perceval Fendall
born France: 1850
died Brentwood, Essex: 1917
- Lady Ermyntrude and the Plumber: A Love Tale of MCMXX (London: Stephen Swift and Company, 1912) [hb/]
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