Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: Arthur Reignier Conder (1875–1901)
Biography: Arthur Reignier Conder was born in 1875 in Leeds, the son of Rev. Dr. Conder. He attended Leeds Grammar School then Worcester College, Oxford, after winning his school exhibition. In 1900, he began reading for the bar and writing his first novel which was accepted by Smith, Elder. Unfortunately, while visiting Cannes, he died suddenly on 26 January 1901. His only novel appeared posthumously with a short memoir of his life.
References: "Preface," The Seal of Silence (1901)