Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: Frank Challice Constable (1846–1937)
Alternate Name(s): Colin Clout (pseudonym)
Biography: Frank Challice Constable was born in 1846 in Edmonton. He was called to the bar and worked as a barrister in London. In the 1890s, he began writing novels beginning with the quasi-science fiction The Curse of Intellect (1895) about a monkey given human intelligence. He followed with several more social comedies. He married twice. He died in 1937 in Ascot.
References: British Census (1901); Science Fiction Encyclopedia; Wellesley