Entry updated 26 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
(? -? ) UK author of The Last Man in London (1887), presented as a manuscript containing a vision of the future, in which the Last Man in an empty London after an unspecified Disaster engages in what George Locke describes as "an orgy of destruction not dissimilar to that featured in M P Shiel's The Purple Cloud" (1901) (see End of the World). [JC]
- The Last Man in London (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1887) [pb/nonpictorial]
about the author
- George Locke. A Spectrum of Fantasy: The Bibliography and Biography of a Collection of Fantastic Literature (London: Ferret Fantasy, 1980) [nonfiction: p167: hb/nonpictorial]
- Darko Suvin. Victorian Science Fiction in the UK: The Discourses of Knowledge and of Power (Boston, Massachusetts: G K Hall, 1983) [nonfiction: p33: hb/nonpictorial]
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