SERVICE, Robert W(illiam)


SERVICE, Robert W(illiam)
(1874-1958)
   UK-born poet and novelist, in Canada 1896-1912, where much of his exceedingly popular verse was set. Of his several novels, The Master of the Microbe: A Fantastic Romance (1926) is sf, featuring a deadly plague virus developed by a vengeful German but stolen from him by a master-criminal. The House of Fear (1927) is a werewolf tale.
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Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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