Holland, Clive

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Pseudonym of UK author Charles James Hankinson (1866-1959) who began publishing stories in the Boys' Papers in the mid 1880s, and who is of genre interest for three novels: Raymi; Or, the Children of the Sun (1889), an eighteenth-century Lost World adventure involving pirates and the discovery of El Dorado in Peru; An Egyptian Coquette (1898; rev vt The Spell of Isis: A Romance of Egypt 1913), an occult fantasy involving a She figure; and The Hidden Submarine; Or, the Plot That Failed (1916), a Near Future tale in which the German Invasion of the Dorset coast of England is foiled. [JC]

Charles James Hankinson

born Bournemouth, Hampshire: 23 April 1866

died London: 14 February 1959

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