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Spurrell, H G F

(1877-1918) UK biologist, physician and author, in active service during World War One in the Royal Medical Corps until his death just before the Armistice. He is of some sf interest for Out of the Past (coll 1903), which contains two Prehistoric SF novellas plus a similar short tale, each set in a different Asian civilization prior to the founding of China; these stories are made available to the modern world by use of a Time Viewer. [JC]

Herbert George Flaxman Spurrell

born Eastbourne, Sussex: 20 June 1877

died Alexandria, Egypt: 8 November 1918

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Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
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