Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: Bennett Coll (1849–1900)
Alternate Name(s): (pseudonym); Rev. Robert Harris Giles (legal name)
Biography: Rev. Robert Harris Giles was born in 1849. He attended Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, earned a B.A. in 1874, and entered the church the following year. In 1876, he married and had three children. Giles served as a vicar in Burnley and a rector in Eastdowne, Devon. Under the pseudonym "Bennett Coll," Giles wrote for The Idler and published one novel, The Avenging of Hiram (1892). He died in 1900.
References: Literary World (19 January 1900)