Coulson Kernahan (1858–1943) was an English novelist, born at Ilfracombe, Devon, and educated privately by his father and at St Albans School. He was associated with Frederick Locker-Lampson on a new edition of Lyra Elegantiarum, contributed to many periodicals, wrote humorous verse, and gained wide popularity for his fiction, much of it orientated toward Christianity, and some of which has been translated into French, German, Dutch, Hungarian, and Chinese. He is also known for being the copy-editor of Oscar Wilde's 1891 version of The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Among his books are:
- A Dead Man's Diary (1890)
- A Book of Strange Sins (1893)
- The Child, the Wise Man, and the Devil (1896)
- Scoundrels and Co. (1899)
- God And the Ant
- Captain Shannon (1901)
- The Face Beyond the Door (1904)
- A World without a Child (1905)
- The Dumpling (1906)
- The Duel (1906)
- The Man of No Sorrows (1911)
- In Good Company (1917)
- Between 1906 and 1914 he published these works:
- An Author in the Territorials (with foreword by Lord Roberts)
- The Red Peril
- Bedtime Stories
- The Bow-Wow Book.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Peck, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "article name needed". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.
- Works by or about Coulson Kernahan at Internet Archive
- Works by Coulson Kernahan at LibriVox (public domain audiobooks)
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