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.

Works[edit]

  • 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)
  • The History of Sir Richard Calmady (1901), based on the life of Arthur MacMorrough Kavanagh
  • The Far Horizon (1907)
  • Adrian Savage (1911)
  • Deadham Hard (1919)
  • The Tall Villa (1920)
  • The Survivors (1923)
  • The Pool (1930)

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

References[edit]

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

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