- COBBAN, J(ames) MacLaren
- (1849-1903)UK writer, of some interest for Master of his Fate (1890), whose protagonist, tortured by the need to drain the life energy of others to maintain his own IMMORTALITY, confesses all to an expert in the field of animal magnetism; and then kills himself. The Tyrants of Kool-Sim (1896) is a LOST-WORLD tale featuring dwarfs with poisonous blood and brave British lads who prevail.JC
Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. Academic. 2011.