Morton, A S

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(1862-1900) US poet and author of a Lost Race novel, Beyond the Palæocrystic Sea: Or, the Legend of Halfjord (1895), set in the permanent (ie palaeocrystic) ice around the North Pole, where an extremely non-monogamous Norse culture seems to thrive, though hints of a Hollow Earth are never fulfilled, and they must hunt to eat. Much of the book is devoted to a potted historical romance about ninth-century Norway. [JC]

Albert Sidney Morton

born Richmond, Virginia: 17 September 1862

died St Paul, Minnesota: 12 May 1900

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