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Ellen Wood was a Writer : Rediscovering Collins’s Rival
An overview of the life and career of Victorian best-seller, Ellen (Mrs Henry) Wood, and a discussion of the challenges of writing a biography of this elusive figure.
(Broadview Press, 2000)
One of the most famous Victorian best-sellers by Ellen (Mrs Henry) Wood, published in 1860-1. Lady Isobel Carlyle, a beautiful and refined young woman, leaves her lawyer husband and their children to elope with an aristocratic ...