Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(? -? ) UK author of The Great Miracle; Or The Man Who Could Not Be Killed [for full subtitle see Checklist] (1914) describes the career of a kind of Superman, whose invulnerability and ability to pass through walls comes from a Magic spell, and who becomes a moderately sympathetic Antihero in his defiance of civilization. [JC]
John Pre Vanewords
- The Great Miracle; Or The Man Who Could Not Be Killed: Being a Personal Statement by Mr. Roderick Fairburn, Who, Though Now a Fugitive from Justice, Nevertheless, During the Short Period Described By Him, Subdued a Nation and Perplexed Mankind (London: Stanley Paul and Company, 1914) [hb/]
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