"1925": The Story of a Fatal Peace

Title"1925": The Story of a Fatal Peace
Year for Search1915
AuthorsWallace, [Richard Horatio] Edgar(1875-1932)
Tertiary AuthorsWallace, Edgar
Date Published1915
PublisherGeorge Newnes
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Description of the dystopia that will come about if Germany is not completely subjugated after the war. Since Germany was not disarmed at the end of the war, it increased the armaments of its navy and plans to attack England and then America. The novel ends with the beginning of the invasion.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. as separately paged four page supplements to The War of the Nations (London) 7.78 - 86 (February 19 - April 15, 1916) (AR, L). The War of the Nations was the author’s history of World War I, which was issued weekly. At the head of all installments is the following: “One of the most successful books of the War is Mr. Edgar Wallace’s ‘“1925’”: the Story of a Fatal Peace.’ The purpose Mr. Wallace, who is the author of ‘The War of the Nations,’ had in view in writing ‘1925’ was to bring home to readers the inevitable consequence of ending the war in any other way than by the complete defeat of Germany and the destruction of Prussian militarism. There are many people who are not alive to the certain terrible sequel of an unfortunate peace. The story is one of the most powerful and enthralling that Mr. Wallace has ever written. It will be continued in ‘The War of the Nations’ from week to week.”

Author Note

(1875-1932)

Full Text

1915 Wallace, [Richard Horatio] Edgar (1875-1932). “1925” : The Story of a Fatal Peace. London: George Newnes. Rpt. as separately paged four page supplements to The War of the Nations (London) 7.78 - 86 (February 19 - April 15, 1916) (AR, L). The War of the Nations was the author’s history of World War I, which was issued weekly. At the head of all installments is the following: “One of the most successful books of the War is Mr. Edgar Wallace’s ‘“1925’”: the Story of a Fatal Peace.’ The purpose Mr. Wallace, who is the author of ‘The War of the Nations,’ had in view in writing ‘1925’ was to bring home to readers the inevitable consequence of ending the war in any other way than by the complete defeat of Germany and the destruction of Prussian militarism. There are many people who are not alive to the certain terrible sequel of an unfortunate peace. The story is one of the most powerful and enthralling that Mr. Wallace has ever written. It will be continued in ‘The War of the Nations’ from week to week.”

Description of the dystopia that will come about if Germany is not completely subjugated after the war. Since Germany was not disarmed at the end of the war, it increased the armaments of its navy and plans to attack England and then America. The novel ends with the beginning of the invasion.