Marie Corelli, 1855-1924

Portrait

Biographical note

British novelist of fantastic and occult fiction. She enjoyed a period of great literary success from the publication of her first novel in 1886 until World War I, outselling her popular contemporaries, including Arthur Conan Doyle, H. G. Wells, and Rudyard Kipling.

Works

Novels

Short story collections

  • Cameos: Short Stories (1895)
  • The Song of Miriam & Other Stories (1898)
  • Delicia & Other Stories (1907)
  • The Love of Long Ago, and Other Stories (1918)

Non-fiction

  • The Modern Marriage Market (1898) (with others)
  • Free Opinions Freely Expressed (1905)
  • The Silver Domino; or, Side Whispers, Social & Literary (1892) (anonymous)
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