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Guy Boothby
Birth: Oct. 12, 1867
Death: Feb. 26, 1905

Author. He was born as Guy Newell Boothby in Adelaide, Australia. In 1890 he wrote the libretto for a comic opera, "Sylvia" and in 1891 appeared "The Jonquil: an Opera." About this time, he was private secretary to the mayor of Adelaide. In 1894 he published "On the Wallaby or Through the East and Across Australia," an account of the travels of himself and his brother, across Australia. In the same year his first novel, "In Strange Company", was published in London and was quickly successful. He went to London and for the next 10 years, he become a prolific and popular writer, that publishes more than 50 novels and short stories. He is fondly remembered for his character Dr. Nikola, a sinister figure, that made him popular as a writer of horror and science fiction. His first novel "Bid for Fortune" was adapted to the cinema in 1914. His works also include "The Beautiful White Devil," "A Prince of Swindlers," "The Lust of Hate," "Dr. Nikola's Experiment," "With Three Phantoms" and "Remorseless Vengeance." He died in Bournemouth, England, at the age of 37 from pneumonia. His epitaph is nearly erased by the grass, but it reads: "Say Not 'Good Night,' But in some Brighter (...) (...) me "Good Morning."  (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Burial:
Wimborne Road Cemetery
Bournemouth
Bournemouth Unitary Authority
Dorset, England
Plot: Grave T5 26N. Next his mother's grave.
 
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Record added: Sep 03, 2006
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Guy Boothby
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