At the Circulating Library Author Information: George Frederick Underhill
Author: George Frederick Underhill (1864–1903)
Biography: George Frederick Underhill was born in 1864 at Fenn Hall. He was called to the bar in 1886 and was a member of the Oxford Circuit while practicing his profession. However, in the 1890s, he gave up the law and became a journalist and novelist. Many of this novels feature sports, especially hunting. He died suddenly in 1903 at the residence of his mother in Bilbrook near Wolverhampton.
References: Law Times (11 July 1903)
- In at the Death: A Tale of Society. 1 vol. London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1888.
- A Nasty Cropper: A Sporting Story. 1 vol. London: Trischler, 1889.
- The Hand of Vengeance. 1 vol. London: Trischler, 1890.
- In and Out of the Pig-Skin. 1 vol. London: Chapman and Hall, 1892.
- A Bad Purler: A Novel. 1 vol. London: Remington, 1893.
- Helterskelter Hounds: or, Mr. Flopkin's Sporting Memoirs. 1 vol. London: Chapman and Hall, 1894.
- Through a Field Glass. 1 vol. London: Chapman and Hall, 1895.
- Beaten at the Finish: or, Love and Adventure in the Hunting Field. 1 vol. London: Sands, 1897.
- The Rogues of Society, and The Doctor of Duddlestone. 1 vol. London: Dipose, 1899.
- Gone to Ground: A Hunting Novel. 1 vol. London: Sands, 1899.