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By Vivien Allen

This first complete biography of the Victorian romantic novelist corridor Caine strains his existence from youth in Liverpool, via his time as 'housemate' to Dante Gabriel Rossetti and organization with contributors of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood to his positive occupation as a well-liked novelist. Caine, a swashbuckling personality who may need figured in a single of his personal novels, wrote fifteen novels and plenty of non-fiction works. Vivien Allen has been capable of reap the benefits of Caine's relations papers and letters and, dwelling within the Isle of guy, is easily positioned to write down approximately this half-forgotten writer of Manx descent who made his domestic there from 1896 until eventually his dying in 1931. The ebook includes letters to corridor Caine from the yankee, Dr Francis Tumblety who has been lately pointed out because the possible 'Jack the Ripper'. those letters have been pointed out within the Channel four (UK) documentary 'Jack the Ripper' 1996. a lot of the archive fabric used to be accessed with the help of the recent York Public Library and the recent York Theatre Museum.

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