At the Circulating Library Author Information: William Howell Poole
Author: William Howell Poole (1856–1894)
Alternate Name(s): Owl (pseudonym)
Biography: William Howell Poole was born in 1856. After a brief time as a sailor, he turned to the stage where he became a successful actor. Poole also wrote plays and a handful of novels, some serialized but never published in book form. With Paul Meritt he wrote New Babylon (1882) and alone he wrote A Gilded Shame (1881) under the pseudonym "Owl." He married Alice Raynor. He died in 1894.
- A Gilded Shame. 2 vol. London: Literary Publishing Society, 1881.