Genre Information At the Circulating Library

Genre: Deceased Wife's Sister Novel

Description: Related to the Bigamy Novel, the plots of these novels center on cases of a man marrying his deceased wife's sister, an illegal marriage during the Victorian period.

  1. Catherine Anne Hubback.  The Wife's Sister: or, Forbidden Marriage.  3 vol.  London: Shoberl, 1851.
  2. Joseph Middleton.  Love versus Law: or, Marriage with a Deceased Wife's Sister: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1855.
  3. Ellen Wood.  Lord Oakburn's Daughters.  3 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1865.
  4. William Clark Russell.  The Deceased Wife's Sister, and My Beautiful Neighbour.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1874.
  5. A. E. Schlotel.  Still a Wife's Sister: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1886.
  6. Mary Elizabeth Braddon.  The Fatal Three: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Simpkin, 1888.
  7. Emma Elliot.  Audrey.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1890.
  8. Thomas Hardy.  Tess of the D'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman.  3 vol.  London: Osgood, McIlvaine, 1891.