Author Information At the Circulating Library

Author: Shirley Brooks (1816–1874)

Alternate Name(s): Charles William Shirley Brooks (legal name)

Biography: Journalist and playwrite. Editor of Punch (1870–). See entry in DNB or Sutherland.

References: DNB; NCBEL; RLF; Sutherland


  1. Aspen Court: A Story of our own Time.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1855.
  2. The Gordian Knot: A Story of Good and of Evil.  1 vol.  London: Bentley, 1860.
  3. The Silver Cord: A Story.  3 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1861.
  4. Sooner or Later.  2 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1868.
  5. The Naggletons, and Miss Violet and Her "Offers".  1 vol.  London: Bradbury, 1875.