The Angel of the Earthquake is set in 1960, when disaster, in the form of a great earthquake, destroys Wellington, New Zealand, generating through social upheaval a hopeful Utopia based on loving-kindness.
Epigraph: These are spots in your / feasts of charity, when they / feast with you, feeding them- / selves without fear: clouds / they are without water, carried / about of winds; trees whose / fruit withereth, without fruit, / twice dead, plucked up by the / roots. - St. Jude
Author's note: Consists of a four page transcript of a letter 'To Harold Ashton' signed F.M.
Contains 'The Angel of the Earthquake' (pp. -55) and 'With Joy in Arcady' (pp. -99).
Includes a section at rear of book which details several other works 'by the same author.
* Contents derived from the Melbourne,Victoria,:Atlas Press,1909 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.