The History of Sir Richard Calmady

The History of Sir Richard Calmady

by Lucas Malet

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Overview

Historical tale set in England several centuries ago, about the inheritor of lands and property. Romance, adventure, and regency intrigue follow this engrossing tale. Hard to put down, this novel carries a story that is over 260,000 words.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798681784159
Publisher: Independently published
Publication date: 09/01/2020
Pages: 618
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Lucas Malet was the pseudonym of Mary St. Leger Kingsley (1852 - 1931), a Victorian novelist. Of her novels, The Wages of Sin (1891) and The History of Sir Richard Calmady (1901) were especially popular. Malet scholar Talia Schaffer notes that she was "widely regarded as one of the premier writers of fiction in the English-speaking world" at the height of her career, but her reputation declined by the end of her life and today she is rarely read or studied. At the height of her popularity she was "compared favorably to Thomas Hardy and Henry James, with sales rivaling Rudyard Kipling."

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