Fendall, Percy

Tagged: Author

(1850-1917) French-born playwright author, raised in Australia but in the UK by early manhood; in his Near Future sf Satire, Lady Ermyntrude and the Plumber: A Love Tale of MCMXX (1912), the passage of the Great Compulsory Work Act, and the suppression of the House of Lords, creates a society in which everyone must work to live, including the king and queen, who become hotel proprietors. [JC]

Arthur Perceval Fendall

born France: 1850

died Brentwood, Essex: 1917

works

links

Previous versions of this entry

Website design and build: STEEL

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