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Waldo, Cedric Dane

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

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Pseudonym of Greek-born author Cecil Drummond-Wolff (1864-1943), in the UK from infancy, brother of Adeline Kingscote (1860-1908), who wrote as by Lucas Cleeve, none of whose sixty novels seem to employ the fantastic. Waldo's The Ban of the Gubbe (1896) Equipoisally presents a folkloristic rendering of a race of fish-like beings who have for aeons co-inhabited Scotland with Homo sapiens, but in cod Evolutionary terms. The leader of the "Fiskmann", who is known as the Gubbe, may be Immortal, and possesses Psi Powers. [JC]

Cecil James Drummond-Wolff

born Corfu, Greece: 1864

died 1943



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