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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Setting: Africa

Description: The following novels are set in or contain characters from Africa (outside of Egypt, Soudan, and South Africa).

  1. John Henry Newman.  Callista: A Sketch of the Third Century.  1 vol.  London: James Burns, 1856.
  2. Thomas Greenhalgh.  Kennee-Voo: or, The Sacking of Allaroonah. An Incident of the African Slave Trade.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1856.
  3. R. M. Ballantyne.  The Gorilla Hunters: A Tale of the Wilds of Africa.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1861.
  4. Henry Robert Addison.  "All at Sea": or, Recollections of a Half-pay Officer.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Lock, 1864.
  5. Capt. Mayne Reid.  The Boy Slaves.  1 vol.  London: C. H. Clarke, 1865.
  6. Richard Doddridge Blackmore.  Cradock Nowell: A Tale of the New Forest.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1866.
  7. Ouida.  Under Two Flags: A Story of the Household and the Desert.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1867.
  8. Anonymous.  Perilous Adventures of a French Soldier in Algeria.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: W. P. Nimmo, 1872.
  9. Anonymous.  In Search of a Grandfather: A Professor's Adventures in Africa.  1 vol.  Manchester: John Heywood, 1874.
  10. William Henry Giles Kingston.  Hendricks the Hunter: or, The Border Farm. A Tale of Zululand.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1879.
  11. James Grant.  The Royal Highlanders: or, The Black Watch in Egypt.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1885.
  12. H. Rider Haggard.  King Solomon's Mines.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1885.
  13. William Joseph Cosens Lancaster.  The Congo Rover: A Story of the Slave Squadron.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1886.
  14. H. Rider Haggard.  Allan Quatermain: Being an Account of his Further Adventures.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1887.
  15. H. Rider Haggard.  She: A History of Adventure.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1887.
  16. Joseph Thomson.  Ulu: An African Romance.  2 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1888.
  17. H. Rider Haggard.  Maiwa's Revenge: or, The War of the Little Hand.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1888.
  18. John Alexander Steuart.  Self-Exiled: A Story of the High Seas and East Africa.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1889.
  19. Mabel Collins.  Ida: An Adventure in Morocco.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1890.
  20. Philip Norton.  Sub Sole: or, Under the Sun. Missionary Adventures in the Great Sahara.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1890.
  21. Hall Caine.  The Scapegoat: A Romance.  2 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1891.
  22. Willis Boyd Allen.  The Lion City of Africa: A Story of Adventure.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1892.
  23. William Joseph Cosens Lancaster.  The Pirate Slaver: A Story of the West African Coast.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1895.
  24. Edwin Harcourt Burrage.  The Slave Raiders of Zanzibar.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1896.
  25. Alec John Dawson.  African Nights' Entertainment.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1900.
  26. William Gordon Stables.  With Cutlass and Torch: A Story of the Great Slave Coast.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1901.
  27. Joseph Conrad.  Youth: A Narrative, and Two Other Stories.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1902.