Entry updated 12 August 2018. 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
- The Forsaken Way: A Romance (London: Hurst and Blackett, 1900) [hb/]
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