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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Henry Scott Vince

Author: Henry Scott Vince (1850–1891)

Biography: Henry Scott Vince was born in 1850 in Taunton, Somerset. He worked as a schoolmaster in Surrey before moving in the mid 1880s to London to work as an author, dramatist, editor, and journalist. He edited (1884–91) and contributed a serial to Time. Vince only wrote one novel Two Pardons (1889) about a man who made a fortune "out west" and returns to England. He married and had two children. According to his publisher Edmund Downey, Vince often told stories about Australia though he never visited there. He died rather young in 1891.

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References: British Census (1881, 1891); Edmund Downey, Twenty Years Ago (1905)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Two Pardons: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1889.