pseud. of Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins,
1863-1933, English novelist. A lawyer, he wrote novels in his spare time. The Prisoner of Zenda
(1894), a romantic novel of impersonation set in an imaginary kingdom, was an international success. None of his later novels—including a sequel, Rupert of Hentzau
(1898)—or plays approached its enormous popularity.
See his Memories and Notes (1927).
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