Entry updated 10 April 2020. Tagged: Author.
(1887-1950) UK schoolteacher and author of some interest for his Sleeper Awakes tale, The Elixir of Life; Or, 2905 AD: A Novel of the Far Future (1914), whose protagonist finds the "far future" full of Inventions, though Television has caused universal illiteracy. [JC]
Herbert John Gubbins
born Wimborne, Dorset: 17 September 1887
died Alton, Hampshire: 17 October 1950
- The Elixir of Life; Or, 2905 AD: A Novel of the Far Future (London: Henry J Drane, 1914) [hb/]
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