Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1858-1904) UK biscuit manufacturer, sportswriter, publisher and author of Nema and Other Stories (coll 1895), which contains fantasies; and The Chariot of the Flesh (1897), in which a proto-Superman, who has developed the power of Teleportation and has in other ways grown beyond his home in the West, travels to a hidden community of folk known as Aphar in the Himalayas, where he engages in advanced contemplation. [JC]
Francis Hedley Peek
born Waterloo, Liverpool, England: 13 October 1858
died London: 1 June 1904
- Nema and Other Stories (London: Chapman and Hall, 1895) [coll: illus/H E Brock: hb/]
- The Chariot of the Flesh (London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1897) [hb/]
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