Another novel from the pioneering "First Woman of Fantasy."
Here's some info:
"….First published in 1916, this debut novel of terror launched the career of Francis Stevens
(aka Gertrude Barrows Bennett), the grandmistress of horror
, author of Possessed
! Citadel of Fear
, and other classic novels of terror…When a tourist from New York sails on the ill-fated liner Lusitania, he wakens from a night's sleep to find himself struggling in the seas off an uncharted island. There, he encounters man-eating plants, spiders as big as a dining-room table, bears as large as elephants, and bats of similar proportions.
He also finds himself caught in a rivalry between two dangerous groups competing to extract a rare substance found only on the island which turns lead into gold…."
I hope you enjoy....check out the two major illustrations
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