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A sequel to Erewhon, by S. Butler, published 1901.

After 20 years Higgs finds that his ascent in the balloon has become that of a god, the Sunchild, in a sun‐chariot, his conversation has become the basis of sacred texts, a temple has been built to him at Sunchildston, and that the new religion is organized by two cynical exploiters, professors Hanky and Panky. Once again Higgs's life is threatened, but again he escapes and, after further bewildered wanderings in Erewhon, returns, half unhinged, to England.

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