Kellett, E E

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(1864-1950) UK schoolmaster and author, in whose one work of fiction, A Corner in Sleep and Other Impossibilities (coll 1900), some stories of sf interest can be found: mainly perhaps "The New Frankenstein" (May 1899 Pearson's), the facetious tale of a Robot entangled in a web of useless Inventions, and "Memoria Ponderosa", about an experimental Memory Edit that goes wrong. A later tale, "How I Won the Derby" (June 1909 Pearson's), features a mechanical horse that wins the race in question. [JC]

Ernest Edward Kellett

born Maidstone, Kent: 23 August 1864

died Redhill, Surrey: 23 October 1950

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