At the Circulating Library Author Information: William Clark Russell

Author: William Clark Russell (1844–1911)

Alternate Name(s): Sydney Mostyn (pseudonym); Eliza Rhyl Davies (pseudonym); Philip Sheldon (pseudonym)

Biography: Novelist. See entry in DNB or Sutherland or the wonderful study by Nash.

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References: DNB; Andrew Nash, William Clark Russell and the Victorian Nautical Novel (Pickering & Chatto, 2014); Sutherland; "W. Clark Russell at Home," Otago Witness (27 January 1888)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Life's Masquerade: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Charles W. Wood, 1867.
  2. Hunchback's Charge: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1867.
  3. Perplexity.  3 vol.  London: Henry S. King, 1872.
  4. Memoirs of Mrs. Laetitia Boothby : Written by Herself.  1 vol.  London: Henry S. King, 1872.
  5. The Surgeon's Secret: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1872.
  6. When George the Third was King.  2 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1872.
  7. Kitty's Rival: A Story.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1873.
  8. Which Sister?: A Story.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1873.
  9. The Deceased Wife's Sister, and My Beautiful Neighbour.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1874.
  10. Woman's a Riddle: or, Baby Warmstrey.  3 vol.  London: Henry S. King, 1874.
  11. The Mystery of Ashleigh Manor: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1874.
  12. As Innocent as a Baby: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1874.
  13. Jilted!: Or, My Uncle's Scheme. A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1875.
  14. John Holdsworth, Chief Mate: A Story.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1875.
  15. A Dark Secret.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1875.
  16. Captain Fanny.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1876.
  17. Is He the Man?: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1876.
  18. The Wreck of the "Grosvenor": An Account of the Mutiny of the Crew and the Loss of the Ship when Trying to Make the Bermudas.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1877.
  19. The Little Loo: A Story of the South Seas.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1878.
  20. Auld Lang Syne.  2 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1878.
  21. A Sailor's Sweetheart: An Account of the Wreck of the Sailing Ship, "Waldershare".  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1880.
  22. An Ocean Free-Lance: From a Privateersman's Log, 1812.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1881.
  23. The "Lady Maud": Schooner Yacht. A Narrative of her Loss on One of the Bahama Cays, from the Account of a Guest on Board.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1882.
  24. My Watch Below: or, Yarns Spun When Off Duty. By a Seafarer.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1882.
  25. A Sea Queen.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1883.
  26. Round the Galley Fire: Stories and Sketches.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1883.
  27. Jack's Courtship: A Sailor's Yarn of Love and Shipwreck.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1884.
  28. On the Fo'k'sle Head.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1884.
  29. A Strange Voyage.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1885.
  30. In the Middle Watch.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1885.
  31. A Voyage to the Cape.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1886.
  32. The Golden Hope: A Romance of the Deep.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1887.
  33. The Frozen Pirate.  2 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1887.
  34. A Book for the Hammock.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1887.
  35. The Death Ship: A Strange Story. An Account of a Cruise in "The Flying Dutchman".  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1888.
  36. The Mystery of the "Ocean Star": A Collection of Maritime Sketches.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1888.
  37. Marooned.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1889.
  38. The Romance of Jenny Harlowe and Sketches of Maritime Life.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1889.
  39. An Ocean Tragedy.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1890.
  40. My Shipmate Louise: The Romance of a Wreck.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1890.
  41. My Danish Sweetheart: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Methuen, 1891.
  42. A Marriage at Sea.  2 vol.  London: Methuen, 1891.
  43. Master Rockafellar's Voyage.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1891.
  44. Alone on a Wide Wide Sea.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1892.
  45. A Strange Elopement.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1892.
  46. Mrs. Dines' Jewels: A Mid-Atlantic Romance.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1892.
  47. The Emigrant Ship.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1893.
  48. List, Ye Landsmen!: A Romance of Incident.  3 vol.  London: Cassell, 1893.
  49. The Tragedy of Ida Noble: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1893.
  50. The Good Ship "Mohock".  2 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1894.
  51. Heart of Oak: A Three-Stranded Yarn.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1895.
  52. The Convict Ship.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1895.
  53. The Phantom Death and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1895.
  54. The Tale of the Ten: A Salt-Water Romance.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1896.
  55. The Honour of the Flag and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1896.
  56. What Cheer!.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1896.
  57. A Tale of Two Tunnels: A Romance of the Western Waters.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1897.
  58. The Last Entry: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1897.
  59. The Two Captains.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1897.
  60. A Noble Haul.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1897.
  61. The Romance of a Midshipman.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1898.
  62. The Ship: Her Story.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1899.
  63. The Pretty Polly: A Voyage of Incident.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1900.
  64. Rose Island: The Strange Story of a Love Adventure at Sea.  1 vol.  London: Edward Arnold, 1900.
  65. A Voyage at Anchor.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1900.
  66. The Ship's Adventure.  1 vol.  London: Archibald Constable, 1901.