Skyward and Earthward

TitleSkyward and Earthward
Year for Search1875
Authors[Kyngdon], [George Theodosius Boughton](1821-1916)
Tertiary AuthorsArthur Penrice [pseud.]
Date Published1875
PublisherSamuel Tinsley
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Voyages by balloon to various locations beginning with an inhabited moon, which is presented as a satire on Earth customs. They then visit Mars that is a simple eutopia with friendly people, tame birds, and a diet of fruit. No government or laws. No disease or old age. After their return to Earth, the novel is one of adventure and romance.

Pseudonym

Arthur Penrice [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

PSt

Author Note

(1821-1916)

Full Text

1875 [Kyngdon, George Theodosius Boughton] (1821-1916). Skyward and Earthward. By Arthur Penrice [pseud.]. London: Samuel Tinsley. PSt

Voyages by balloon to various locations beginning with an inhabited moon, which is presented as a satire on Earth customs. They then visit Mars that is a simple eutopia with friendly people, tame birds, and a diet of fruit. No government or laws. No disease or old age. After their return to Earth, the novel is one of adventure and romance.