Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: William Henry Stacpoole (1846–1914)
Biography: William Henry Stacpoole was born in 1846 in Dublin, the son of William Church Stacpoole, a doctor of divinity and Dean of Kingstown school, and Charlotte Augusta Mountjoy. He was the eldest brother of novelist Henry de Vere Stacpoole (1863–1951). Stacpoole graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, with a law degree. In the late 1880s, he wrote a handful of fictional works beginning with the science fiction tale Herr Richter's Strange Experiment (1888). He never married and died in 1914.
References: DNB (Henry de Vere Stacpoole); Loeber (Henry de Vere Stacpoole)