At the Circulating Library Author Information: William Patrick Wilkie
Author: William Patrick Wilkie (1829–1872)
Biography: William Patrick Wilkie was born in 1829 in Inverness, Scotland, the son of Captain William and Jane Wilkie. He worked as an advocate in Edinburgh. Wilkie wrote an anonymous novel, Dina: or, Familiar Faces (1865), the melodramatic story of a woman who marries a Scotch baronet. Wilkie married a Canadian woman shortly before he died in 1872.
References: Scotland Census (1861, 1871); Sadlier
- Dina: or, Familiar Faces. 3 vol. Edinburgh: W. P. Nimmo, 1865.