Catherine Crowe

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Birthday
20, 1803
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 14, 1872 (68)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1803
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 14, 1872 (68)

About

A nineteenth-century English author, she is best known for her debut novel, The Adventures of Susan Hopley (1841). The work was followed by other popular novels, including Men and Women, The Story of Lily Dawson, and Linny Lockwood.

Before Fame

She was home-schooled during her youth and read books frequently. Early in her career, she wrote two plays: Aristodemus (1838) and The Cruel Kindness (1853).

Trivia

She wrote several works for children, including the 1862 piece, The Adventures of a Monkey.

Family Life

She grew up in Kent, England. She later married and had a son with Major John Crowe.

Associated With

Her stories were featured in Household Words, a periodical edited by Charles Dickens .