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Linklater, Thomas H

Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author.

(1849-?   ) UK accountant, possible missionary and translator, whose version of Jules Verne's De la Terre à la Lune: Trajet direct en 97 heures 20 minutes (1865) and Autour de la Lune: Seconde partie de: De la Terre à la Lune (1870) as From the Earth to the Moon Direct and Around the Moon (1877) remains among the very few Victorian translations of Verne worth keeping in print. In notes to his 1978 translation of the novel, Walter James Miller criticize five different nineteenth-century translations, but does not mention Linklater, [JC]

Thomas H Linklater

born London: 1849

works as translator


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