yMelbourne and Mars : My Mysterious Life on Two Planets : Extracts from the Diary of a Melbourne MerchantJoseph Fraser,
Melbourne:Joseph Fraser,1889Z9425011889single work novel science fiction Follows the story of Adam Jacobs, born in 1818 in Lancashire, who moves to Australia with his family when his father is sentenced to transportation for his involvement in a fight. The story then follows Adam's life as he grows up, marries, enters business, and then follows the goldrush. At the age of 45, he begins to have dreams of a child on Mars. It becomes clear that he is living two lives at once, one on Earth, the other as a child in a utopian Mars.