Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (9 February 1863 – 8 July 1933) was an English playwright and writer, who coined the Ruritania. His father - a priest, a mother - aunt of the writer Kenneth Grahame. He graduated from Oxford. Started as a lawyer engaged in literature, essays and novels published in newspapers and magazines. This success brought him two action-packed novel - "The Prisoner of Zenda" (1894) and its sequel "Rupert of Hentzau" (1898), deserved not only popular with the general public, but also to high critical acclaim. During his life, he wrote many works that remain popular today.
"Phroso: A romance" is a great novel by Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins. The book tells about an English hero involved with a young Greek girl and assorted villains on an Aegean island. If you enjoy the works of Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins then we highly recommend this publication for you.