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(1856-1941) UK playwright and author whose anonymously published sf novel, Our Own Pompeii: A Romance of Tomorrow (1887 2vols) is a fairly mild-mannered Satire of high society featuring a pleasure city on the Riviera which proves too expensive to run. [JC]
born London: 16 March 1856
died Whetham Calne, Wiltshire: 12 March 1941
Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 12:51 pm on 3 December 2023.