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Lafargue, Philip

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

Pseudonym of UK author and physician Joseph Henry Philpot (1850-1939), whose The Forsaken Way: A Romance (1900) depicts a devastated UK, at the close of the twentieth century, as a Decadent and therefore romantic ruin (see Ruins and Futurity). After falling in love, the protagonist leaves his monastery and starts a new life. [JC]

Joseph Henry Philpot

born Allington, Wiltshire: 14 July 1850

died London: 11 July 1939



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