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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Setting: South Africa

Description: The following novels are set in or contain characters from South Africa.

  1. Edward Augustus Kendall.  The English Boy at the Cape: An Anglo-African Story.  3 vol.  London: Whittaker, 1835.
  2. Charlotte Barter.  Home in South Africa.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1867.
  3. Alfred Wilks Drayson.  Adventures of Hans Sterk, the South African Hunter and Pioneer.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1869.
  4. Jules Verne.  Meridiana: The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1873.
  5. Henry Cadwallader Adams.  Hair-Breadth Escapes: or, The Adventures of Three Boys in South Africa.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1877.
  6. R. M. Ballantyne.  The Settler and the Savage: A Tale of Peace and War in South Africa.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1877.
  7. Olive Schreiner.  The Story of an African Farm.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1883.
  8. Janet Gordon.  Jacob Jennings, the Colonist: or, The Adventures of a Young Scotchman in South Africa.  1 vol.  London: Oliphant, 1884.
  9. Jules Verne.  The Vanished Diamond: A Tale of South Africa.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1885.
  10. James Grant.  Dulcie Carlyon: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1886.
  11. Harriett Ella Ernle Money.  A Little Dutch Maiden: A South African Sketch.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1887.
  12. Alfred Wilks Drayson.  The Diamond Hunters of South Africa.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1889.
  13. Bertram Mitford.  T'ween Snow and Fire: A Tale of the Last Kafir War.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1892.
  14. Marion Agnes Bengough.  In a Promised Land.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1893.
  15. Olive Schreiner.  Dream Life and Real Life: A Little African Story.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893.
  16. William Charles Scully.  Kafir Stories.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1895.
  17. Lucas Malet.  The Carissima: A Modern Grotesque.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1896.
  18. Henry Anderson Bryden.  Tales of South Africa.  1 vol.  London: Archibald Constable, 1896.
  19. George Cossins.  Isban-Israel: A South African Story.  1 vol.  London: Gay and Bird, 1896.
  20. Olive Schreiner.  Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1897.
  21. Anna Howarth.  Jan: An Afrikander.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1897.
  22. William Charles Scully.  Between Sun and Sand: A Tale of an African Desert.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1898.
  23. William Charles Scully.  A Vendetta of the Desert.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1898.
  24. Anna Howarth.  Katrina: A Tale of the Karoo.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1898.
  25. Henry Anderson Bryden.  An Exiled Scot: Passages in the Life of Ranald Cameron of Fannich.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1899.
  26. Anna Howarth.  Sword and Assegai.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1899.
  27. Henry Anderson Bryden.  From Veldt Camp Fires: Stories of Southern Africa.  1 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1900.
  28. Elizabeth Thomasina Meade.  A Sister of the Red Cross: A Tale of the South African War.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1900.
  29. James Hume Nisbet.  For Right and England: A Story of the South African War, 1899-1900.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1900.
  30. James Hume Nisbet.  The Empire Makers: A Romance of Adventure and War in South Africa.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1900.
  31. Arthur Laycock.  Steve, the Outlander: A Romance of South Africa.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1900.
  32. John Oakley.  A Gentleman in Khaki: A Story of the South African War.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1900.
  33. Edwin Harcourt Burrage.  John Blessington's Enemy: A Story of Life in South Africa.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1900.
  34. Lucas Cleeve.  What Men Call Love: A Story of South Africa in the Days of Cetewayo.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1901.
  35. Alfred Greenwood Hales.  Driscoll, King of Scouts.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1901.
  36. Anna Howarth.  Nora Lester.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1902.