Anthony Hope was a son of the Reverend Edward Connerford Hawkins, an Anglican clergyman, and Jane Isabella Grahame. He graduated from Oxford University in 1885 with a first-class degree and became a lawyer in London. He married in 1903 and had two sons and a daughter. During the First World War he worked in the Ministry of Information . In 1918 he was knighted for his services during the war.
His first book was A Man of Mark (1890), later he wrote The Dolly Dialogues (1894). He had the greatest success with The Prisoner of Zenda (Eng. " The prisoner of Zenda "). He then wrote Rupert of Henzau (1898) and many other books.
- Sir Charles Mallet: Anthony Hope and His Books . Hutchinson, London 1935.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Hawkins, Anthony Hope (real name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||English lawyer and author|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 9, 1863|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||London|
|DATE OF DEATH||July 8, 1933|