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Venning, Hugh

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

Pseudonym of Egyptian-born author Claude van Zeller (1905-1984), apparently in the UK from an early age, whose The End: A Projection, Not a Prophecy (1947) envisages, in 2050 CE, a Dystopian (though scientifically advanced) England surrounded by a worse world under the dominion of 666, who rules the Greater Roman Empire and is defeated at the last moment (Venning had become a Benedictine monk in 1934) by the hosts of the Lord. [JC]

Claude H van Zeller

born Suez, Egypt: 3 April 1905

died Somerset: 11 May 1984



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