Acworth, Andrew

Tagged: Author

(1857-1895) UK author – according to Darko Suvin, a barrister named Andrew Oswald Acworth – whose sf novel, A New Eden (1896), set 100 years in the future, features the escape of two depressed protagonists from the decaying republican UK, which has suffered from Devolution of the human stock, to an egalitarian but hidebound Island Utopia which fails to cheer them up – despite electric factories, birth control and euthanasia. [JC]

Andrew Oswald Acworth

born Plumstead, Kent: 27 July 1857

died Clifton, Bristol, England: 21 June 1895

works

links

Previous versions of this entry

Website design and build: STEEL

Site ©2011 Gollancz, SFE content ©2011 SFE Ltd.