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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: William Patrick Wilkie

Author: William Patrick Wilkie (1829–1872)

Biography: William Patrick Wilkie was born in 1829 in Inveresk, Scotland, the son of Captain William and Jane Wilkie. He worked as an advocate in Edinburgh. Wilkie wrote an anonymous novel, Dina: or, Familiar Faces (1865), the melodramatic story of a woman who marries a Scotch baronet. Wilkie married a Canadian woman shortly before he died in 1872.

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References: Scotland Census (1861, 1871); Sadlier

Fiction Titles:

  1. Dina: or, Familiar Faces.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: W. P. Nimmo, 1865.