An obscure masterpiece until recently, Ingersoll Lockwood’s fin de si?cle short story ‘1900; or, The Last President’ was written in 1896 but uncannily describes the current political situation in America today. Indeed, many readers believe the author tapped into a mysterious force in the composition of his eerily clairvoyant tale. The futuristic fable outlines the rise of a populist president in ?the fatal year of 1999, ? and extrapolates what the consequences of electing such a seemingly popular Commander-in-Chief might be
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In the Isles of St. Patrick’s Church, Dublin, On that Memorable Day, October 9th, 1753