Mrs. Henry Wood


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Noun1.Mrs. Henry Wood - English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887)
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At the end of the nineteenth century, the Irish Catholic writer Julia Kavanagh was a known entity--a writer prominent enough to be included in a volume of Margaret Oliphant's Women Novelists of Queen Victoria's Reign that featured the Bronte sisters, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, Ellen Wood (Mrs. Henry Wood), Dinah Mulock Craik, and Caroline Norton (Mrs.
Of all Victorian women writers, Mrs. Henry Wood (1814-1887) is today perhaps the least well-known.
The first five are novels from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: a new edition of Jonathan Swift's famous satire, Gulliver's Travels ([pounds sterling]3.99); Mrs. Henry Wood's 1861 sensationalist novel, East Lynne ([pounds sterling]9.99); and new editions of three of Thomas Hardy's most famous novels, The Return of the Native, The Woodlanders ([pounds sterling]4.99) and Tess of the D'Urbervilles ([pounds sterling]4.99).