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Parmele, Mary Platt

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1843-1911) US popular historian and author of Ariel; Or, the Author's World (1898 chap), whose narrator – taking advantage of unexplained Psi Powers – creates a planetoid which circles Earth at a distance of 400,000 miles, apparently in geosynchronous orbit (see Scientific Errors), and which is inhabited by the Frankenstein Monster and other creatures also generated by the author's divine afflatus. [JC]

Mary Platt Parmele

born Albany, New York: 14 July 1843

died New York: 26 May 1911



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