Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1869-1915) US author whose sf novel Rafnaland: The Strange Story of John Heath Howard (1900) describes a voyage by Balloon to the North Pole, where the eponymous Lost World is discovered, inhabited by Vikings. Unusually, after falling in love with the local princess, the balloonist, while attempting to escape with his love, perishes. [JC]
William Huntington Wilson
born Washington, District of Columbia: 31 August 1869
died Charles Town, West Virginia: 17 January 1915
- Rafnaland: The Strange Story of John Heath Howard (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1900) [hb/]
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