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(1866-1925) UK author whose Motor Pirate sequence, comprising The Motor Pirate (fixup 1903) and The Cruise of the Conquistador: Being the Further Adventures of the Motor Pirate (fixup 1905), features the exploits of the eponymous masked highwayman (and later pirate), making use of a car of an advanced Technology, and later – in episodes internally identified as being set in the Near Future – in a similarly daunting ship. The magazine in which the series of tales originally appeared has not been identified. [JC]
George Sidney Paternoster
born Cirencester, Gloucestershire: 1866
died Mill Hill, Middlesex [now London]: 2 December 1925
- The Motor Pirate (London: Chatto and Windus, 1903) [fixup: Motor Pirate: illus/Charles R Sykes: hb/]
- The Cruise of the Conquistador: Being the Further Adventures of the Motor Pirate (London: The Car Illustrated Limited, 1905) [fixup: Motor Pirate: hb/]
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