Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
Working name of Frederick William Ratcliffe-Holmes (circa 1878-1952) UK naturalist, film-producer and author whose The Secret People: Adventure in Africa (1928) is a Lost Race tale set in Africa, where an ancient Egyptian civilization is discovered by the Young Adult protagonists. [JC]
Frederick William Ratcliffe-Holmes
born Notting Hill [now London]: circa 1878
died Lewes, Sussex: 1952
- The Secret People: Adventure in Africa (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1928) [hb/Erick Berry]
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