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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Eliza Fanny Pollard

Author: Eliza Fanny Pollard (1839–1911)

Biography: Eliza Fanny Pollard was born in 1839 in London, the daughter of surgeon Edward William Pollard and his first wife. Her step-brother was the bibliographer Alfred William Pollard (1859–1944). Pollard worked briefly as a governess before turning to literature as a profession beginning with the historical novel Avice (1864). She followed with several more works of fiction and biographies aimed at young adult readers. She never married but did adopt a daughter later in life. Pollard died suddenly in 1911 at Cayeux-sur-Mer.

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References: British Census (1861, 1891, 1901); Times (3 February 1911)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Avice: or, Page from the History of Imperial Rome.  1 vol.  London: Joseph Masters, 1864.
  2. Hope Deferred.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1872.
  3. The Lady Superior.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1875.
  4. Vengeance is Mine.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1886.
  5. Nan: or, The Power of Love.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1887.
  6. Robert Aske: A Story of the Reformation.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1889.
  7. Yvonne St. Claire: or, Won by Patience.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1890.
  8. "Not Wanted": or, The Wreck of the "Providence".  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1891.
  9. Roger the Ranger: A Story of Border Life among the Indians.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1893.
  10. Through Life's Shadows.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1893.
  11. True unto Death: A Story of Russian Life and the Crimean War.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1894.
  12. Under the War-Clouds: A Tale of 1870.  1 vol.  London: Sunday School Union, 1895.
  13. The Green Mountain Boys: A Story of the American War of Independence.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1896.
  14. The White Dove of Amritzir: A Romance of Anglo-Indian Life.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1896.
  15. The Minister's Money.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1896.
  16. A Gentleman of England: A Romance of the Time of Sir Philip Sidney.  1 vol.  London: W. H. Addison, 1897.
  17. A Hero King: A Romance of the Days of Alfred the Great.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1898.
  18. Fortune's Wheel.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1899.
  19. The Lady Isobel: A Story for Girls.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1899.
  20. A Daughter of France: A Story of Acadia.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1900.
  21. The Scarlet Judges: A Tale of the Inquisition in the Netherlands.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1900.
  22. The King's Signet: or, The Story of a Huguenot Family.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1900.
  23. A Saxon Maid.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1901.
  24. My Lady Marcia: A Story of the French Revolution.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1901.
  25. The Little Chief: A Story of the Pilgrim Fathers.  1 vol.  London: Ernest Nister, 1901.