|Publisher||Houghton, Mifflin and Company|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
|Preceded by||John Ward, Preacher|
|Followed by||Philip and His Wife|
Sidney is a philosophical novel by the American writer Margaret Deland (1857–1945) set in the 19th century fictional locale of Mercer, an Ohio River community that represents Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The novel tells the story of Major Mortimer Lee and his daughter Sidney. The Major has turned a pessimist by the loss of his beloved wife, and he vows to protect his daughter from love and marriage and the notion of a beneficent God.
It was first published in installments in Atlantic Monthly from January through October 1890.
- Sidney (1890) (Google Books e-text)