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Queen Victoria

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E. Gordon Browne


This book is about the life of Queen Victoria (1819 to 1901). All nine of her children married into the royal houses of Europe. She became t…

Beatrice

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H. Rider Haggard


Beatrice is a lonely twenty-two year old woman. After saving Geoffrey's life, they fall in love. However, Geoffrey is married. In addition, …

And So They Were Married

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Florence Morse Kingsley


This is the story of Elizabeth North, a young woman who becomes engaged and with the aid of a social climbing friend begins to plan her wedd…

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 3

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Eliza Haywood


Betsy Thoughtless is about marriage, rather than dealing with courrtship and thus differs from the type of domestic writing that would devel…

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 2

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Eliza Haywood


This has been said to be the first female development novel in English. Betsy leaves her emotionally and financially abusive husband Munden …

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 4

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Eliza Haywood


Betsy Thoughtless is about an intelligent and strong-willed woman who marries under pressure from the society in which she lives. Betsy lear…

Love Eternal

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H. Rider Haggard


This follows the story of Godfrey and Isobel and their relationship as they grow up. - Summary by Michele Eaton

28 - Volume 2, Chapter 11: Rorie Objects to Duets

In Vixen

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon


This is an exquisite and heartbreaking love story. Violet Tempest and Roderick Vawdrey, otherwise known to each other as Vixen and Rorie, ar…

To Jane Austen

In Letters to Dead Authors

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Andrew Lang


With twenty two letters, addressed to various already deceased authors, Andrew Lang discusses literary subjects with his usual humour and ac…

Snow-White and Rose-Red

In Up One Pair of Stairs of My Bookhouse

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Various


Full of delightful fairy tales, charming poems and engaging stories, this is the second volume of the "My Bookhouse" series for li…

The Devil The Demon Cat - The Long Spoon - The Countess Kathleen

In Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry

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William Butler Yeats


This is a collection of Fairy and Folk tales. The poet William Butler Yeats collected them from around the Western part of Ireland and trans…

Sixteenth Scene - Salt Patch - Chapter the Fiftieth

In Man and Wife

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Wilkie Collins


This 1870 novel by Wilkie Collins centers around a peculiarity of Scottish law of that time, according to which any man and woman 'who were …

Another Day at the Old Bailey

In The Mysteries of London Vol. I part 1

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George W. M. Reynolds


The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England. The first series was published in weekly instalments from 1844-4…