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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Oswald John Simon

Author: Oswald John Simon (1855–1931)

Biography: Oswald John Simon was born in 1855 in Liverpool, the son of Sir John Simon (1818–1897), Serjeant-at-law and M. P. for Dewsbury. Attended Balliol College, Oxford. An author on the subject of Jewish issues, he wrote the single novel. He devoted his time to several charitable and community organizations. He never married and died from a fall on 15 December 1931 in London.

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References: British Census (1861, 1901); Jewish Year Book (1907); West London Observer (22 January 1932)

Fiction Titles:

  1. The World and the Cloister: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1890.