Knowlton, J A

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(1854-1937) US author of two Prehistoric SF novels. Txleama: A Tale of Ancient Mexico (1892) segues into Lost World territory from initial sequences set in Mexico before the Spanish Conquest. Origin (1900), beginning with the story of the Biblical Flood, features a Lost Race of blond giants, evolved from the raven and the dove who leave the Ark at Noah's command, offers a secret history of the American West (in particular) through the lives and exploits of their children (see History in SF). [JC]

James Albert Knowlton

born Danbury, New Hampshire: 27 June 1854

died 1937

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