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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, 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)
- 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.
- "Harrison, Mary St. Leger". Who's Who. Vol. 59. 1907. p. 790.
- "in Malet's The Gateless Barrier, set at the end of the nineteenth century, the ghost of an eighteenth-century woman lives in "the yellow drawing-room..."Talia Schaffer, The Forgotten Female aesthetes : literary culture in late-Victorian England. Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 2000. ISBN 0813919363 (p. 98)
- Works by Lucas Malet at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Lucas Malet at Internet Archive
- Works by Lucas Malet at LibriVox (public domain audiobooks)
- Works at The Victorian Women Writers Project
- Lucas Malet at The Literary Encyclopedia
- Georgina Battiscombe, ‘Harrison , Mary St Leger (1852–1931)’, rev. Katharine Chubbuck, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004
- "Harrison, Mary St. Leger". Collier's New Encyclopedia. 1921.
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