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Gubbins, Herbert

(1887-1950) UK schoolteacher and author of some interest for his Sleeper Awakes tale, The Elixir of Life; Or, 2905 AD: A Novel of the Far Future (1914), whose protagonist finds the "far future" full of Inventions, though Television has caused universal illiteracy. [JC]

Herbert John Gubbins

born Wimborne, Dorset: 17 September 1887

died Alton, Hampshire: 17 October 1950



Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls and Graham Sleight.
Accessed 21:32 pm on 28 September 2020.