Biography of Hall Caine


Caine, Hall. Born of Manx parentage in 1853. Commenced his career as an architect in Liverpool, then joined the staff of the "Liverpool Mercury" and wrote for the "Academy" and the "Athenaeum." Resided with Dante Rossetti in London until the poet's death in 1882. Published "Sonnets of Three Centuries," "Recollections of Rossetti," "The Shadow of a Crime," "A Son of Hagar," "The Deemster," "The Bondman," "The Scapegoat," "The Manxman," "The Christian," "The Eternal City," "The Prodigal Son," "The White Prophet," and "The Woman Thou Gavest Me." Many of his novels were dramatized.