Lucas Malet

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Lucas Malet was the pseudonym of Mary St Leger Kingsley (4 June 1852 - 1931), a Victorian novelist.

She was born in Eversley, Hampshire, the daughter of Charles Kingsley (author of The Water Babies). In 1876, she married William Harrison,[1] Minor Canon of Westminster, and Priest-in-Ordinary to the Queen.


  • Mrs Lorimer: A Study in Black and White (1882)
  • Colonel Enderby's Wife (1885)
  • Little Peter: A Christmas Morality for Children of Any Age (1888)
  • A Counsel of Perfection (1888)
  • The Wages of Sin (1890)
  • The Carissima: A Modern Grotesque (1896)
  • The Gateless Barrier (1900)
  1. REDIRECT The History of Sir Richard Calmady (1901), based on the life of Arthur MacMorrough Kavanagh

She also completed her father's unfinished novel The Tutor's Story.


  1. ^ "Harrison, Mary St. Leger". Who's Who, 59: p. 790. 1907. 

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