Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1869-1931) UK big-game hunter and author, known mostly for martial descriptions of his exploits; of sf interest is The Ideal Island: A Romance (1927), in which a number of nubile young couples establish on an uncharted Island a Utopia one of whose precepts is universal nudity. Peel founded a museum in Oxford to mount his trophies. [JC]
Charles Victor Alexander Peel
born North Rode, Cheshire: 1869
works (highly selected)
- The Ideal Island: A Romance (London: Old Royalty Book Publishers, 1927) [hb/C B Prescott]
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