Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1850-1929) Austrian author, who sometimes spelled her given name Auguste or August, in order to disguise her sex; of sf interest is Mene Tekel: eine seltsame Geschichte (1910; trans Grace Isabel Colbron as Mene Tekel: A Tale of Strange Happenings 1912), the only title in her Joseph Muller sequence of detective thrillers of fantastic interest, as Muller bird-dogs an expedition designed to show that some ancient tablets are fake through a device that recovers light from objects from the deep past; a Lost World is tentatively entered as well. [JC]
- Mene Tekel: eine seltsame Geschichte (Vienna, Austria: E Schmid, 1910) [hb/]
- Mene Tekel: A Tale of Strange Happenings (New York: Duffield and Company, 1912) [trans by Grace Isabel Colbron of the above: this trans is also described as an adaptation: hb/]
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