Home  »  library  »  BIOS  »  Egerton Castle (1858–1920)

C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Egerton Castle (1858–1920)

Castle, Egerton. An English author and journalist; born March 12, 1858; died in 1920. He was publisher and part owner of the Liverpool Mercury, served on the staff of the Saturday Review. Among his numerous works are: ‘Schools and Masters of Fence’ (1884); ‘Consequences of a Novel’ (1891); ‘La Bella and Others’ (1892); ‘The Light of Scarthey’ (1895); ‘The Jerningham Letters’ (1896); ‘The Pride of Jennico’ (1898); ‘The Bath Comedy’ (these last two novels written with his wife Agnes Castle); ‘Desperate Remedies’ (a play written for Richard Mansfield); ‘The Secret Orchard’ (1900) (dramatized for Mr. and Mrs. Kendal); ‘The House of Romance,’ ‘The Star Dreamer’ (1903); ‘If Youth but Knew.’