Peterson, Margaret

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(1883-1933) UK author three of whose novels have some sf interest: Deadly Nightshade (1924), a Lost Race tale in which a civilization of ancient Egyptians is discovered in Africa, guarded by a race of ape-people (see Apes as Human) and ruled by a She figure; Moonflowers (1926), which features, unusually, a female Vampire; and The Yellow People; Or, Queen of Sheba's Tomb: A Story of Adventure in Central Africa (1928), another lost race tale set in Africa, one of whose protagonists is an "ape-boy" (see Tarzan). [JC]

Margaret Ann Peterson

born 6 November 1883

died 28 December 1933

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