Hartmann the Anarchist

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Hartmann the Anarchist or The Doom of the Great City is a science fiction novel by Edward Douglas Fawcett first published in 1892.[1] It remained out of print for over 100 years and has only recently been re-published.

The plot centers around Mr Stanley, a young moneyed gentleman who aims to stand for election as part of the Labour party in the early 20th century. Through his associations with many of London's most prominent socialists and anarchists, he encounters and befriends Rudolph Hartmann and 'goes along' with Hartmann's plan to attack London using his airship The Attila.

See also[edit]

  • Die Anarchisten, an 1891 novel by John Henry Mackay also set in the fin de siècle London anarchist milieu


  1. ^ Hartmann the Anarchist, Tangent Books, 2009.

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