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Raleigh, Cecil

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

Pseudonym of UK actor and playwright Cecil Rowlands (1856-1914), author of an sf novel, The Master Crime (1907) with Joseph Lyons, a Near Future tale involving an anarchist destabilization of Britain, causing the Bank of England to close its doors (see Money); the more melodramatic elements of the tale may fairly be ascribed to Raleigh, as his theatrical works were well-known for their exaggerated effects. [JC]

Cecil Raleigh

born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire: 27 January 1856

died London: 10 November 1914



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