The Japanese Devil Fish Girl and Other Unnatural Attractions

Robert Rankin

The pickled Martian's tentacles are fraying on the ends and Professor Coffin's so much Meritorious Unnatural charm (the is still of the unique alien post-mortem, played through Sir Frederick Treves on the London health center) is not any longer drawing the crowds. it truly is 1895; approximately a decade due to the fact that Mars invaded Earth, chronicled via H.G. Wells within the conflict OF THE WORLDS. Wrecked Martian spaceships, back-engineered by way of Charles Babbage and Nikola Tesla, have carried the Queen's personal electrical Fusiliers to the pink planet, and Mars is now a part of the ever-expanding British Empire.

The less-than-scrupulous sideshow owner likes Off-worlders' money, so he wishes a sensational new allure. be aware has reached him of the japanese satan Fish woman; not anything relatively like her has ever existed before.

But Professor Coffin's quest to own the last word showman's convey is ready to reason enormous friction among the people of different planets. enough, in reality, to touch off Worlds warfare .

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