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Wilson, David Alec

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1864-1933) Scottish civil servant (often in India) and author, much of whose career was devoted to defensive studies of Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881); of Modern Lilliput: A History of the Recent Re-Discovery of the Lilliput Archipelago, and What Has Been Happening There (1924), (see Jonathan Swift), a Lost Race tale in which the hidden Island, now rediscovered, proves to boast high Technology and other benefits. Some Satire of the modern world is provided [JC]

David Alec Wilson

born Glasgow, Scotland: 1864

died 1933



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