Smythe, Alfred

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(?   -?   ) UK author of A New Faust (1896; vt Van Hoff; Or, the New Faust 1897), whose protagonist discovers the secret of Immortality, which is given to him in a dream – or, perhaps, a binding vision of a Faustian bargain – by the Devil (see Horror in SF). He does not long enjoy his growing youthfulness. [JC]

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