Anthony Hope


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Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (9 February 1863 – 8 July 1933), was an English novelist and playwright. Although he was a prolific writer, especially of adventure novels, he is remembered best for only two books: The Prisoner of Zenda (1894) and its sequel Rupert of Hentzau (1898). These works, "minor classics" of English literature, are set in the contemporaneous... more »

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  • ''Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.''
    Anthony Hope (1863-1933), British author. The Dolly Dialogues, no. 16 (1894). Real name is Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins.
  • ''Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.''
    Anthony Hope (1863-1933), British author. the narrator (Mr. Carter), in The Dolly Dialogues, no. 15 (1894). Full name: Anthony Hope Hawkins.
  • ''It doesn't do to be quixotic. Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is really promoting falsehood.''
    Anthony Hope (1863-1933), British author. the narrator (Mr. Carter), in The Dolly Dialogues, no. 14 (1894). Full name is Anthony Hope Hawkins.
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