Morton, Frank

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(1869-1923) UK-born author, in Australia for much of his life. The title story of The Angel of the Earthquake (coll 1909 chap) is set in 1960, when Disaster, in the form of a great earthquake, destroys Wellington, New Zealand; generating through social upheaval a hopeful Utopia based on loving-kindness; the second tale, "Joy in Arcady", is a fantasy of the Afterlife [see The Encyclopedia of Fantasy under links below]. [JC]

Frank Morton

born Bromley, Kent: 12 May 1869

died Australia: 15 December 1923

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