Go back to article: ‘Not one voice speaking to many’: E C Large, wireless, and science fiction fans in the mid-twentieth century

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Painted illustration of a sleeping woman next to an audio device with the caption the Hypnotone puts you to sleep

Everyday Science and Mechanics was an example of a wireless-orientated magazine published by science fiction entrepreneur Hugo Gernsback, examplifying a crossover in the two markets. The cover invention for this issue, ‘the Hypnotone’, invokes, perhaps accidently, Large’s novel Asleep in the Afternoon.