Francis William Lauderdale Adams (27 September 1862 – 4 September 1893)
Francis William Lauderdale Adams was an essayist, poet, dramatist, novelist and journalist who produced a large volume of work in his short life.
Adams was born in Malta the son of Andrew Leith Adams F.R.S., F.G.S., an army surgeon, who became afterwards well known as a scientist, a fellow of the Royal Society, and an author of natural history books set in different parts of the British empire. Francis' mother, Bertha Jane Grundy, became a well-known novelist. Francis was educated at Shrewsbury School and from 1879 as an attache in Paris. He took up a teaching position as an assistant master at Ventnor on the Isle of Wight, for two years. He joined the... more »
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- A Death At Sea
- A Fool
- A Glimpse Of China
- A Mahomedan Ship Fireman
- A South-Sea Islander
- A Story
- A Street Fight
- A Visitor In The Camp
- Algernon Charles Swinburne
- An Assassin
- At The West India Docks
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