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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Ernest Warren

Author: Ernest Warren (1841–1888)

Biography: Ernest Warren was born 5 December 1841. Educated at Blackheath. Worked for the Admiralty for eleven years while contributing to numerous periodicals. After leaving government, he devoted himself to literature. Spent several years in Jamaica (1873–1878) and America. On his return to England, he worked as the London correspondent of the New York Dramatic News. He also became a regular contributor to Fun and Judy. For the latter, he wrote a series of illustrated novels. In addition, he wrote several successful plays. He died on 9 March 1888 at his home in Richmond. As his obituary notes, Warren "was a man of a singularly kind, genial, single-hearted, and sympathetic nature."

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References: Era (12 March 1888)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Four Flirts: Their Cards, and How They Played Them.  1 vol.  London: Judy Office, 1880.
  2. Laughing Eyes: or, A Cruise and Its Consequences.  1 vol.  London: Judy Office, 1881.
  3. The Queen of Coquettes: Her Courtiers and her Courtships.  1 vol.  London: Judy Office, 1881.
  4. The White Cat: A Story in Two Parts.  1 vol.  London: Judy Office, 1882.
  5. Winning Ways: A Love Story.  1 vol.  London: Judy Office, 1882.
  6. A Pair of Madcaps: A Story of Impulse.  1 vol.  London: Judy Office, 1883.
  7. With this Ring: A Marriage Story.  1 vol.  London: Judy Office, 1884.
  8. Three Pretty Maids.  1 vol.  London: Judy Office, 1886.
  9. My Boy Jack.  1 vol.  London: Judy Office, 1888.