Miller, William Amos

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(circa 1875-?   ) UK-born author, in USA from childhood, who briefly describes his experience of being both blind and deaf in the preface to his Utopia, The Sovereign Guide: A Tale of Eden (1898), whose San Francisco-based protagonist, on a visit to Rome, is taken by an angel to a magnet-powered submarine which conducts him downwards into the Hollow Earth. Here he discovers a land called Eden boasting high Technology, vegetarianism, placid class distinctions, and several pacific monarchs. On returning to San Francisco, he finds he has become blind and deaf. [JC]

William Amos Miller

born Liverpool, England: circa 1875

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