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Working name of UK author Charles Thomas Druery (1843-1917), who published works on UK flora (in particular, ferns). His didactic novel, The New Gulliver, or Travels in Athomia; Inspired by and Dedicated to Chronanthropos Sophilio (1897), presents its narrator, who has undergone Miniaturization in order to embark upon a Fantastic Voyage in his garden, with strange new perspectives on the natural world. [JC]
born Lambeth, Surrey: 1843
died Acton, Middlesex: 8 August 1917
Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls and Graham Sleight.
Accessed 19:41 pm on 28 September 2020.