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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Setting: Russia

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

  1. Edward Smallwood.  The Czar: A Romance of History.  3 vol.  London: Edward Smallwood, 1840.
  2. Capt. Edmund Spencer.  The Prophet of the Caucasus: An Historical Romance of Krim-Tatary.  3 vol.  London: Whittaker, 1840.
  3. Barbara Hofland.  The Czarina: An Historical Romance of the Court of Russia.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1842.
  4. William Henry Giles Kingston.  The Circassian Chief: A Romance of Russia.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1843.
  5. Charles Frederick Henningsen.  The White Slave: or, The Russian Peasant Girl.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1845.
  6. Jane Margaret Strickland.  The Spanish Conscript and his Family: A Tale of Napoleon's Campaign in Russia.  1 vol.  London: H. G. Clarke & Co., 1846.
  7. Alexandre Dumas.  Memoirs of a Maître d'Armes: or, Eighteen Months at St. Petersburg.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1853.
  8. John Berwick Harwood.  The Serf-Sisters: or, The Russia of To-day.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1855.
  9. William Johnstoune Nelson Neale.  The Pride of the Mess: A Naval Novel of the Crimean War.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1855.
  10. Anne Manning.  Helen and Olga: A Russian Tale.  1 vol.  London: Arthur Hall, 1857.
  11. William Henry Giles Kingston.  Fred Markham in Russia: or, The Boy Travellers in the Land of the Czar.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1858.
  12. Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin.  The Captain's Daughter, and the Queen of Spades.  1 vol.  London: James Blackwood, 1858.
  13. Dinah Marie Craik.  A Life for a Life.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1859.
  14. Giovanni Ruffini.  Lavinia.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1860.
  15. Lady Charlotte Maria Pepys.  Domestic Sketches in Russia.  2 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1861.
  16. Alexandre Dumas.  The Russian Gipsy: or, The Palace of Ice.  1 vol.  London: Henry Lea, 1861.
  17. Maria Theresa Longworth.  Martyrs to Circumstance.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1861.
  18. Mrs. Briscoe.  A Woman's Life.  2 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1862.
  19. George Hatton Colomb.  Hearths and Watch-Fires.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1862.
  20. William J. Stewart.  Footsteps Behind Him: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1862.
  21. Count Leo Tolstoy.  Childhood and Youth: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Bell and Daldy, 1862.
  22. Sarah Crompton.  Tales of Life in Earnest.  1 vol.  London: Darton and Hodge, 1862.
  23. William Wallingford Knollys.  Oswald Hastings: or, The Adventures of a Queen's Aide-de-Camp.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1863.
  24. Ouida.  Held in Bondage: or, Granville de Vigne. A Tale of the Day.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863.
  25. William Henry Patten Saunders.  Black and Gold: or, "The Don! The Don!" A Tale of the Circassian War.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1864.
  26. Anonymous.  Vladimir and Catherine: or, Keiv in 1861. An Historical Romance.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1864.
  27. Anne Manning.  Selvaggio: A Tale of Italian Country Life.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1865.
  28. Marjory Horsburgh.  The Children of the Great King: A Tale of the Crimean War.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Johnstone, Hunter, and Co., 1865.
  29. Lady Emma Barrett-Lennard.  Constance Rivers.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1867.
  30. Sir Francis Vincent.  Sir Hubert Marston: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1867.
  31. Lady Duffus Hardy.  A Hero's Work.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1868.
  32. William Howard Russell.  The Adventures of Doctor Brady.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1868.
  33. Stallybrass.  Mary Stanley: or, The Secret Ones.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1869.
  34. James Grant.  The Secret Dispatch: or, The Adventures of Captain Balgonie.  1 vol.  London: Virtue, 1869.
  35. Harriet Miller Davidson.  Christian Osborne's Friends.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: W. P. Nimmo, 1869.
  36. Frederick Joseph Martin.  The Story of Alec Drummond, of 17th Lancers.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1869.
  37. Hawley Smart.  Breezie Langton: A Story of Fifty-two to Fifty-five.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1869.
  38. Kathleen O'Meara.  Iza's Story.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1869.
  39. James Grant.  Lady Wedderburn's Wish: A Tale of the Crimean War.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1870.
  40. Anonymous.  From Peasant to Prince: The Life of Alexander Menschikoff.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1870.
  41. Tom Hood.  Love and Valour.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1871.
  42. Henrietta Keddie.  Sisters and Wives.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1871.
  43. Charlotte Louisa Hawkins Dempster.  Véra.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1871.
  44. Stallybrass.  Helen Cameron: From Grub to Butterfly.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1872.
  45. Sarah M. S. Clarke.  The Countess Margarthe and Her Children: or, Country Life in Russia. A Story for the Young.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: William Oliphant and Co., 1872.
  46. James Grant.  Under the Red Dragon: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1872.
  47. Anonymous.  Son of Dives: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1872.
  48. Sir Arthur Helps.  Ivan de Biron: Or, the Russian Court in the Middle of the Last Century.  3 vol.  London: William Isbister, 1873.
  49. Major Arthur George Frederick Griffiths.  The Queen's Shilling: A Soldier's Story.  2 vol.  London: Henry S. King, 1873.
  50. Annie Grant.  Darkness and Dawn: A Russian Tale.  2 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1874.
  51. M. E. Bewsher.  The Young Muscovite: A Tale of the French Invasion of Russia in 1812. Founded on Fact.  1 vol.  London: Book Society, 1874.
  52. Edward Ralph Blackett.  Shingleborough Society: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1874.
  53. Joyce Emmerson Preston Muddock.  As the Shadows Fall: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1876.
  54. Anne Bowman.  The Adventures of Rolando in Mesopotamia, Persia, Siberia, Kamschatka, China, and Thibet.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1877.
  55. Richard George Bulkeley.  Through the Breakers: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Remington, 1877.
  56. Anonymous.  The Chateau de Vésinet: A Memory of France. A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1877.
  57. Olive Harper.  The Tame Turk: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1877.
  58. Janet Gordon.  Up North: or, Lost and Found in Russia and the Arctic Wastes.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: W. P. Nimmo, 1878.
  59. John Leith Veitch.  Our Lady of Tears: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1878.
  60. James Grant.  The Lord Hermitage: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1878.
  61. Count Leo Tolstoy.  The Cossacks: A Tale of the Caucasus in 1852.  2 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1878.
  62. Elizabeth Ann Allnatt.  Autumn Gatherings: Mabel Ashton: A Tale of the Crimean War, and the Recluse of Rutherford Manor.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1879.
  63. Jane Benson.  From the Lune to the Neva Sixty Years Ago: With Ackworth and "Quaker" Life by the Way.  1 vol.  London: Samuel Harris and Co., 1879.
  64. Henry Llewellyn Williams.  The Mysteries of St. Petersburg: A Revelation of Modern Russia.  1 vol.  London: John Maxwell, 1880.
  65. George Alfred Henty.  Jack Archer: A Tale of the Crimea.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1883.
  66. Frederick John Fargus.  Called Back.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1884.
  67. Urquhart Atwell Forbes.  Otterstone Hall.  2 vol.  London: Alexander Gardner, 1884.
  68. James Manners Romanis.  The Great Western Mystery: or, From the Caucasus to the "Caucus".  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1886.
  69. Fyodor Dostoyevsky.  Crime and Punishment: A Russian Realistic Novel.  1 vol.  London: Vizetelly, 1886.
  70. Henry Rowland Brown.  A Virgin Widow: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Remington, 1886.
  71. Mary Augusta Austen-Leigh.  Hurst and Hanger: A History in Two Parts.  3 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1886.
  72. Edna Lyall.  The Autobiography of a Slander.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1887.
  73. Count Leo Tolstoy.  Anna Karenina: A Russian Realistic Novel.  1 vol.  London: Vizetelly, 1887.
  74. Amelia Eleanora Schlötel.  Who is Vera?: A Novel, Wherein English and Russian Lives are Interwoven.  3 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1888.
  75. Joyce Emmerson Preston Muddock.  Stormlight: A Story of Love and Nihilism in Switzerland and Russia.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Lock, 1888.
  76. Edith Nesbit.  The Prophet's Mantle.  1 vol.  London: H. J. Drane, 1889.
  77. Sir Gilbert Edward Campbell.  Wild and Weird: or, Remarkable Stories of Russian Life.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Lock, 1889.
  78. Mary Elizabeth Hawker.  Mademoiselle Ixe.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1890.
  79. Vladimir Korolenko.  The Blind Musician.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1890.
  80. Margaret Sutherland Edwards.  The Secret of the Princess: A Tale of Life in Russia.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1890.
  81. Henryk Sienkiewicz.  With Fire and Sword: An Historical Novel of Poland and Russia.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1890.
  82. Francis William Bain.  Dmitri: A Tragi Comedy.  1 vol.  London: Percival & Co., 1890.
  83. Ignaty Nikolayevich Potapenko.  A Russian Priest.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1891.
  84. Hawley Smart.  Beatrice and Benedick: A Romance of the Crimea.  2 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1891.
  85. Ignaty Nikolayevich Potapenko.  The General's Daughter.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1892.
  86. Vladimir Korolenko.  Makár's Dream and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1892.
  87. Vladimir Korolenko.  The Saghalien Convict and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1892.
  88. Vladimir Korolenko.  In Two Moods.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1892.
  89. Henryk Sienkiewicz.  The Deluge: An Historical Novel of Poland, Sweden and Russia. A Sequel to "With Fire and Sword".  2 vol.  London: Osgood, McIlvaine, 1892.
  90. Count Aleksey Tolstoy.  The Terrible Czar: A Romance of the Times of Ivan.  2 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1892.
  91. Ignaty Nikolayevich Potapenko.  A Father of Six and An Occasional Holiday.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893.
  92. V. Mikoulitch.  Mimi's Marriage: A Sketch.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893.
  93. Fyodor Dostoyevsky.  Poor Folk.  1 vol.  London: John Lane, 1894.
  94. Horace Gordon Hutchinson.  To Punish the Czar: A Story of the Crimea.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1894.
  95. Eliza Fanny Pollard.  True unto Death: A Story of Russian Life and the Crimean War.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1894.
  96. Robert Blatchford.  A Son of the Forge.  1 vol.  London: A. D. Innes, 1894.
  97. Elizabeth Neal.  Friend or Rival?.  2 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1895.
  98. Sergius Stepniak.  King Stork and King Log: A Study of Modern Russia.  2 vol.  London: Downey, 1895.
  99. Henry Richard Savage.  In the Old Chateau: A Story of Russian Poland.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1895.
  100. Michael Andrews Morrison.  Nadya: A Tale of the Steppes.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1895.
  101. Fred Whishaw.  A Lost Army: A Tale of the Russians in Central Asia.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1896.
  102. George Alfred Henty.  Through the Russian Snows: A Story of Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1896.
  103. A. N. Homer.  Hernani the Jew: A Story of Russian Oppression.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1897.
  104. Joyce Emmerson Preston Muddock.  The Chronicles of Michael Danevitch of the Russian Secret Service.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1897.
  105. Henry Richard Savage.  For Her Life: A Story of St. Petersburg.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1897.
  106. David Ker.  O'er Tartar Deserts: or, English and Russian in Central Asia.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1898.
  107. Fred Whishaw.  A Russian Vagabond.  1 vol.  London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1898.
  108. Sheila E. Braine.  The Turkish Automation: A Tale of the Time of Catharine the Great of Russia.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1899.
  109. J. G. Lyall.  Norrington le Vale.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1899.
  110. F. S. Brereton.  The Gallant Grenadier: A Tale of the Crimean War.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1901.