John Meade Falkner

John Meade Falkner (1858-1932) was an English novelist and poet, as well as a successful businessman and collector of antiquarian treasures. He was best known for his 1898 novel, Moonfleet, as well as The Lost Stradivarius (1895), The Nebuly Coat (1903), three topographical guides (Oxfordshire, Bath and Berkshire) and a history of Oxfordshire.