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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Owen Hall

Author: Owen Hall (1838–1926)

Alternate Name(s): (pseudonym); Hugh Hart Lusk (legal name)

Biography: Barrister and politician. Scotsman who moved to Australia then New Zealand. Under the pseudonym "Owen Hall" he wrote a handful of novels. Note: playwright James Davis (1853–1907) also used the pseudonym "Owen Hall" and several sources (e.g., Sutherland) erroneously conflate the two.

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References: John Arnold, The Bibliography of Australian Literature (2001); Sutherland

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Track of the Storm.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1895.
  2. Jetsam.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1897.
  3. Eureka.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1899.