The Capture of London

TitleThe Capture of London
Year for Search1887
AuthorsPeddie, James [pseud?]
Date Published[1887?]
PublisherGeneral Publishing Co
Place PublishedLondon
Annotation

Dystopia. A Channel Tunnel is the route for the invasion of Britain by France and Russia. Britain becomes a republic, which is overthrown at the end. Attack on Gladstone and his party. William Ewart Gladstone (1809-98) was Prime Minister four times between 1868 and 1892.

Info Notes

I have followed the British Library on the date; the Bodleian Library lists it as between 1892 and 1894.

Pseudonym

James Peddie [pseud?]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Peddie is described as the “Author of ‘Dangerous Dilemmas,” “Secrets of a Private Enquiry Office,” & c. but according to one source the author of the latter is Mrs. George Corbett.

Full Text

[1887?] Peddie, James [pseud?]. The Capture of London. London: General Publishing Co. Peddie is described as the “Author of ‘Dangerous Dilemmas,” “Secrets of a Private Enquiry Office,” &c. but according to one source the author of the latter is Mrs. George Corbett. I have followed the British Library on the date; the Bodleian Library lists it as between 1892 and 1894. L, O

Dystopia. A Channel Tunnel is the route for the invasion of Britain by France and Russia. Britain becomes a republic, which is overthrown at the end. Attack on Gladstone and his party. William Ewart Gladstone (1809-98) was Prime Minister four times between 1868 and 1892.