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(1882-1939) UK author of a Timeslip tale, The Incredible Adventure (1928), uneasily Equipoisal in its depiction of the experiences of a modern banker who awakens in the Greece of 30 BCE able to speak the language; pretending he is from Atlantis, he creates considerable stir through his descriptions of various Inventions, including the motorcar. His Predictions of the fate of Alexander the Great, however, result in his exile. [JC]
born Newcastle, Tyne and Wear: 1882
died 22 January 1939
Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 03:01 am on 9 December 2023.