[Review of Vikram and the Vampire, by Richard F Burton]
H Lawrenny, pseud. [Edith J Simcox] *
Supernaturalism, Materialism, Science Fiction, Anti-Scientism, Imperialism
Describes a story concerning 'a quadruped-Frankenstein, a supernatural tiger, destroying the Wagners who created him', and complains at the incongruity of a Jayasthalian guru being described as 'a physiologico-philosophico-psychologico-materialist' (94).
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