Pearson's Weekly

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Pearson's Weekly was a British weekly periodical founded in London in 1890 by Arthur Pearson, who had previously worked on Tit-Bits for George Newnes.

The first issue was well advertised and sold a quarter of a million copies. The paper's stated aim was "To Interest, to Elevate and to Amuse".[1]

Notable fiction published[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • George Locke, Pearson's Weekly: A Checklist of Fiction, 1890–1939 (Ferret Fantasy, 1990)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kevin Williams, Read All About It! A History of the British Newspaper (London: Routledge, 2009), p. 130

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