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Linton, Dr C E

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(1865-1930) US author of The Earthomotor and Other Stories (coll of linked stories 1920), a series of tales involving Transportation with the aid of various Inventions including the eponymous burrower, which carries the cast into a Hollow Earth where a Lost World is discovered whose inhabitants enjoy Immortality; and a Spaceship/flying boat which conveys them to the Moon and into Arctic realms, where another Lost Race is uncovered, this time an extremely advanced Telepathic civilization whose Power Sources include Antigravity. [JC]

Dr Charles Ellsworth Linton

born Iowa: 11 June 1865

died Alsea, Oregon: 21 June 1930


  • The Earthomotor and Other Stories (Salem, Oregon: Statesman Publishing Co, 1920) [coll of linked stories: the book is undated, and 1915 has also been given for publication year: cover reads The Earth Motor: illus/hb/Murray Wade]


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