Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: Harriet Mary Capes (1849–1936)
Alternate Name(s): Magdalen Brooke (pseudonym)
Biography: Sister of novelist Bernard Capes (1854–1918). Capes wrote children's books, worked as a translator, and promoted the Sunday School movement. She was also a friend of novelist Joseph Conrad. The Story of Eleanor Lambert (1891) was her only book for adults. She never married and died in 1936.
References: Kemp (Bernard Capes); Sutherland (Bernard Capes)