In Both Worlds

TitleIn Both Worlds
Year for Search1870
AuthorsHolcombe,, William H[enry] M.D.(1825-93)
Tertiary AuthorsHolcombe,, William H. M.D.
Date Published1870
PublisherJ.B. Lippincott
Place PublishedPhiladelphia, PA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The novel is cast as an autobiography of Lazarus, who, when he dies, goes to the World of Spirits between earth and heaven that is a staging ground that everyone goes to before being assigned to heaven or hell. It is presented as a eutopia even though those spirits who will go to hell are there. There he meets his family, including his brother who died young and who has grown and married. They have all built magnificent homes. See also 1869 Holcombe, 1870 Holcombe, Our Children in Heaven, and 1871 Holcombe.

Additional Publishers

2nd ed. as Lazarus of Bethany: The Story of His Life in Both Worlds. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: George Robertson, 1872.

Info Notes

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Title Note

Lazarus of Bethany: The Story of His Life in Both Worlds. 2nd ed. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: George Robertson, 1872.

Holding Institutions

ATL, PSt

Author Note

The author (1825-93) was a homeopath who was an editor of the North American Journal of Homeopathy and President of the American Institute of Homeopathy from 1864 to 1876

Full Text

1870 Holcombe, William H[enry], M. D. (1825-93). In Both Worlds. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott. 2nd ed. as Lazarus of Bethany: The Story of His Life in Both Worlds. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: George Robertson, 1872. ATL, PSt

The novel is cast as an autobiography of Lazarus, who, when he dies, goes to the World of Spirits between earth and heaven that is a staging ground that everyone goes to before being assigned to heaven or hell. It is presented as a eutopia even though those spirits who will go to hell are there. There he meets his family, including his brother who died young and who has grown and married. They have all built magnificent homes. See also 1869 Holcombe,  1870 Holcombe Our Children in Heaven, and 1871 Holcombe. The author was a homeopath who was an editor of the North American Journal of Homeopathy and President of the American Institute of Homeopathy from 1864 to 1876.