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The Victorian era is the perfect setting for a good love story. The romantic tales of the time could besweet, dramatic orbreathtaking - there are stories for all tastes! August Nemo selected seven stories with love stories in the Victorian era: - Angela By William Schwenck Gilbert - The Parson's Daughter Oxney Colne By Anthony Trollope - Anthony Gartin's Courtship By Hubert Crackanthorpe - Right At Last By Elizabeth Gaskell - Mr. Captain and the Nymph By Wilkie Collins - A Story Of A Wedding Tour By Margaret Oliphant - A Faithful Heart By George Moore For more books with interesting themes, be sure to check the other books in this collection!
About the Author
William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan, which produced fourteen comic operas. Anthony Trollope (24 April 1815 6 December 1882) was an English novelist of the Victorian era. Among his best-known works is a series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. He also wrote novels on political, social, and gender issues, and other topical matters. Hubert Montague Crackanthorpe born (12 May 1870 c. November 1896) was a Victorian British writer who created works mainly in the genres of the essay, short story, and novella. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (29 September 1810 12 November 1865), often referred to as Mrs Gaskell, was an English novelist, biographer, and short story writer. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of Victorian society, including the very poor, and are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature. Her first novel, Mary Barton, was published in 1848. William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 23 September 1889) was an English novelist, playwright and short story writer best known for The Woman in White (1859) and The Moonstone (1868). The last has been called the first modern English detective novel. Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (4 April 1828 20 June 1897), was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant. Her fictional works encompass "domestic realism, the historical novel and tales of the supernatural". George Augustus Moore (24 February 1852 21 January 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. Moore came from a Roman Catholic landed family who lived at Moore Hall in Carra, County Mayo. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris during the 1870s. There, he befriended many of the leading French artists and writers of the day.