Harilek: A Romance of Modern Central Asia

TitleHarilek: A Romance of Modern Central Asia
Year for Search1923
Authors[Gompertz], [Martin Louis Alan](1886-1951)
Tertiary AuthorsGanpat, [pseud.]
Date Published1923
PublisherWilliam Blackwood and Sons
Place PublishedEdinburgh, Scot.
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Lost Nordic race influenced by Classical Greece in Central Asia. Mostly adventure and romance, but the society is morally better than contemporary society.  The continuation, Wrexham’s Romance being a continuation of “Harilek”. By Ganpat [pseud.].  London : Hodder & Stoughton, 1935, has more on the society. 

Additional Publishers

U.S. ed. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1923. Rpt. in Adventures in Sakaeland Comprising Harilek and Wrexham's Romance (New York: Arno Press, 1978), separately paged.

Pseudonym

Ganpat [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

L, Merriil

Author Note

The English author (1886-1951) was born in India

Full Text

1923 [Gompertz, Martin Louis Alan] (1886-1951). Harilek: A Romance of Modern Central Asia. By Ganpat [pseud.]. Edinburgh, Scot.: William Blackwood and Sons. U.S. ed. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, 1923. L, Merriil

A lost race novel about a Nordic race in Central Asia  that was influenced by Classical Greece. Mostly adventure and romance, but the society is morally better than contemporary society. The continuation, Wrexham’s Romance being a continuation of “Harilek”. By Ganpat [pseud.]. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1935, has more on the society. The two novels are rpt. together in Adventures in Sakaeland Comprising Harilek and Wrexham’s Romance. New York: Arno Press, 1978. Separately paged. The English author was born in India.