Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: Owen Hall (1838–1926)
Alternate Name(s): (pseudonym); Hugh Hart Lusk (legal name)
Biography: Barrister and politician. Scotsman who moved to Australia then New Zealand. Under the pseudonym "Owen Hall" he wrote a handful of novels. Note: playwright James Davis (1853–1907) also used the pseudonym "Owen Hall" and several sources (e.g., Sutherland) erroneously conflate the two.
References: John Arnold, The Bibliography of Australian Literature (2001); Sutherland