Entry updated 26 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
(circa 1875-? ) UK-born author, in USA from childhood, who briefly describes his experience of being both blind and deaf in the preface to his Utopia, The Sovereign Guide: A Tale of Eden (1898), whose San Francisco-based protagonist, on a visit to Rome, is taken by an angel to a magnet-powered submarine which conducts him downwards into the Hollow Earth. Here he discovers a land called Eden boasting high Technology, vegetarianism, placid class distinctions, and several pacific monarchs. On returning to San Francisco, he finds he has become blind and deaf. [JC]
William Amos Miller
born Liverpool, England: circa 1875
- The Sovereign Guide: A Tale of Eden (Los Angeles: Geo Rice and Sons, 1898) [cover only gives My Sovereign Guide: hb/nonpictorial]
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