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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Mary Lester

Author: Mary Lester (birth and death dates unknown)

Alternate Name(s): Maria Soltera (pseudonym)

Biography: Fl. 1881–88. Author of the travel book A Lady's Ride Across Spanish Honduras (1884). In it, the author reveals she worked as a governess to a planter in Fiji. In San Francisco by 1881, she traveled to Honduras to take another teaching job, but it did not materialize. Thereafter, she returned to England.

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Fiction Titles:

  1. The Fat of the Land: A Novel.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1888.