ROSE, F(rederick) Horace (Vincent)


ROSE, F(rederick) Horace (Vincent)
(1876-?)
   South African author, a periodic UK resident, whose The Maniac's Dream: A Novel of the Atomic Bomb (1946) was one of the first post-Hiroshima future- WAR novels to respond to the threat of nuclear HOLOCAUST, though in this case without much grounding in scientificrealities. An earlier work, The Night of the World (1944), centres on a timeslip in an oasis peopled by figures from other ages.
   JE/JC
   Other works: Bride of the Kalahari (1940); Pharoah's [sic] Crown (1943).
   See also: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.


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