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Published by Sutton in Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Corelli, Marie, -- 1855-1924,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Women novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-242) and index

StatementTeresa Ransom
GenreBiography
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15266372M
ISBN 100750915706

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The Mysterious Miss Marie Corelli: Queen of Victorian Bestsellers Kindle Edition by Teresa Ransom (Author)/5(2).   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Mysterious Miss Marie Corelli: Queen of Victorian Bestsellers by Teresa Ransom at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Author: Teresa Ransom. The biography of a turn-of-theth-century author whose now forgotten mystical and romantic novels were bestsellers in England and around the world until WWII. According to Ransom (Fanny Trollope, not reviewed), the world-famous Marie Corelli may not have been Corelli at all, but Mary Mills or perhaps Minnie Mackay, the adopted or illegitimate daughter of journalist Charles Mackay, himself a Author: Teresa Ransom. Marie Corelli dined with the Prince of Wales, entertained Sarah Bernhardt and Ellen Terry, and split Stratford-upon-Avon into warring factions. In the s, her novels were eagerly devoured by millions in England, America and the colonies. Her readers ranged from Queen Victoria and Gladstone to the poorest of : Teresa Ransom.

In 1 library. Marie Corelli was the most popular author of her time, enjoyed by Queen Victoria as well as the newly literate poor, but she is now practically unknown. Upon her death in , it became glaringly apparent that no one knew the real Marie. She had deliberately confused the facts, so her age and parentage were a mystery. Marie Corelli, the writer and the woman First published – London: Hutchinson, PDF of the book Comment By J. Cuthbert Hadden (another critical attack!) in response to this book. THE WALSALL ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, J The Mysterious Miss Marie Corelli: Queen of Victorian Bestsellers Hardcover – 24 Jun. by/5(7). The Mysterious Miss Marie Corelli Queen of Victorian Bestsellers by Teresa Ransom.

  Born around , Marie, desperate to escape the shame of illegitimacy, had fabricated several different pasts, changed her name from Minnie Mackay to Marie Corelli and knocked fourteen years off her age. In she published her first novel, A Brand: Bulbeck Books. Queen of Victorian Bestsellers, The Mysterious Miss Marie Corelli, Teresa Ransom, Bulbeck Books. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction.   “I never cracked her,” says Teresa Ransom, author of The Mysterious Miss Marie Corelli, Queen of Victorian Bestsellers. “She covered her tracks too well.” One thing is known for certain. In , unmarried Mary had her novel The Romance of Two Worlds accepted for publication. From that moment, she told the world she was Marie. The Mysterious Miss Marie Corelli: Queen of Victorian Bestsellers Kindle Edition by Teresa Ransom (Author)/5(7).