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(1868-1950) UK journalist, editor and author, of whose ten or more works of fiction two are sf: Without Bloodshed: A Probability of the Twentieth Century (1897), a Satire set in a Near Future UK whose socialist government has been subverted by American millionaires for their own advantage; and Sketches of the Future (coll 1898), which contains several further satires, always from a politically and culturally conservative point of view (Feminism, for instance, is guyed). [JC]
Harold Edward Gorst
born Middlesex: 1868
died Arundel, Sussex: 13 August 1950
- Without Bloodshed: A Probability of the Twentieth Century (London: Roxburghe Press, 1897) [hb/]
- Sketches of the Future (London: John Macqueen, 1898) [coll: hb/]
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