Faber, Geoffrey

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(1889-1961) UK publisher, founder of the London firm which bears his name; author of an in effect self-published Lost Race novel, Elnovia: An Entertainment for Novel-Readers (1925), in which the eponymous inhabited flying Island is discovered by an advanced aeroplane (see Transportation). The Utopian pretensions of the islanders are treated mockingly. [JC]

Sir Geoffrey Cust Faber

born College Grounds, Malvern, Oxfordshire: 23 August 1889

died Midhurst, Sussex: 31 March 1961

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