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Garnett, Richard

(1835-1906) UK librarian and author, Chief Keeper at the British Museum, father of Edward Garnett, grandfather of David Garnett. His The Twilight of the Gods and Other Tales (coll 1888; exp 1903) is a well-known collection of fables and other fantasies, some of which touch on sf themes. [JC]

Richard Garnett

born Lichfield, Staffordshire: 27 February 1835

died London: 13 April 1906



Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 13:23 pm on 1 April 2023.