Dake, Charles Romyn

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(1849-1899) US homeopathic doctor and author whose competent Lost-Race novel, A Strange Discovery (1899), features a Roman colony in the Antarctic and is notable in that – after long discussions in dialogue of his works – it continues the story of Edgar Allan Poe's The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1838; vt Arthur Gordon Pym; or, Shipwreck, Mutiny and Famine 1841; vt The Wonderful Adventures of Arthur Gordon Pym 1861). [JC]

Charles Romyn Dake

born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: 21 December 1849

died 1899



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