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Wyatt, Horace

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(1876-1954) UK author, almost exclusively on cars and the motoring industry; his spoofish Satire, Malice in Kulturland (1914 chap), bases its mild deprecations (uttered just as World War One begins) on Lewis Carroll's Wonderland books, with W Tell's illustrations executed in the mode of the recently deceased John Tenniel (1820-1914). Wyatt is at his sharpest in his references to a character named Blonde Beast, a figure clearly prepared to commit atrocities on behalf of the Nietzschean Fatherland. [JC]

Horace Matthew Wyatt

born Stafford, Staffordshire: circa 1 December 1876

died 2 January 1954

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