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Linbach, Gustave

Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author.

Apparent pseudonym of the unidentified UK author (?   -?   ) of The Azrael of Anarchy (1894), set in a Near Future England subverted by an anarchist conspiracy against the realm led by Sir Dunstan Gryme, whose experiments with and Inventions of new Poisons (which he uses ruthlessly) make him seem at first little more than a Mad Scientist. But after he instigates a cholera epidemic and an Invasion, causing the government to topple and the Queen to escape into Canadian exile, the half-Indian Gryme is revealed as a genuine Antihero who bears an almost supernatural hatred of the Western world, a genuine archangel of death, as per the title. [JC]

"Gustave Linbach"




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