Mathers, Helen

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Pseudonym of UK author Ellen Buckingham Mathews Reeves (1850-1920), who gained her greatest success with her first novel, Comin' thro the Rye (1875 3vols) as by H B M, but who remained prolific for many years; of sf interest are The Juggler and the Soul (1896) and The Sin of Hagar (1896), both melodramas involving Hypnosis, experiments in Medicine, and reanimation of the dead. [JC]

Ellen Buckingham Mathews Reeves

born Misterton, near Crewkerne, Somerset: February or March 1850 [baptized March]

died London: 10 March 1920

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