Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
Pseudonym of unidentified US author (? -? ) whose sf novel, The Recovered Continent: A Tale of the Chinese Invasion (1898), awakens its protagonist (see Sleeper Awakes), who has been in Suspended Animation since 1874, in the continent-dominating America of 1926, where induced Climate Change has turned Greenland into a recovered continent. A hydrocephalic mental patient, after a nearly Mad Scientist has transformed him into a Superman, escapes from Greenland by Airship with a Russian secret history capable of predicting the future (see Prediction), becomes Emperor of China in the mid-1930s, guides its Invasion of neighbouring lands, and establishes world peace, proposing inter alia to create a Panama canal by blowing up the isthmus. [JC]
- The Recovered Continent: A Tale of the Chinese Invasion (Columbus, Ohio: Harper-Osgood, 1898) [hb/]
about the author
- William F Wu. The Yellow Peril: Chinese Americans in American Fiction, 1850-1940 (Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books, 1982) [nonfiction: pp37-39: hb/unidentified film still]
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