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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Brook John Knight

Author: Brook John Knight (1808–1878)

Alternate Name(s): Captain (rank)

Biography: Army officer and amateur cricketer who served with the Carabineers. Youngest son of Edward Austen Knight, the brother of novelist Jane Austen.

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References: Reading Mercury (19 January 1878)

Fiction Titles:

  1. The General's Daughter: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1857.
  2. The Captain's Story: or, Jamaica Sixty Years Since.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1883.