New book: Selected Stories of Morley Roberts

We’re very pleased to announce the publication of Selected Stories of Morley Roberts, edited by Markus Neacey.

You might know Roberts as the first biographer and friend of George Gissing, but he was also an accomplished writer of fiction. In a career spanning over 50 years, Roberts wrote hundreds of short stories and was one of the most successful operators in the Victorian-Edwardian literary marketplace.

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New book: The Cockney Who Sold the Alps by Alan McNee

We’re thrilled to announce the publication of The Cockney Who Sold the Alps: Albert Smith and the Ascent of Mont Blanc by Alan McNee.

Albert Smith is one of the most famous Victorians of whom you’ve probably never heard. During his lifetime, he was a household name, thrilling audiences with his Ascent of Mont Blanc show at London’s Egyptian Hall. An inveterate showman, Smith was also a doctor, journalist, raconteur, novelist, travel writer, and playwright. His many talents were outstripped only by his boundless self-belief and … Read More

New edition of Sowing the Wind by Eliza Lynn Linton

We’re very pleased to announce a new edition of Eliza Lynn Linton’s Sowing the Wind. It’s Linton’s most sensational novel, with a heady mix of miscegenation, inheritance, madness, and croquet.

Our edition includes a critical introduction by Deborah T. Meem and Kate Holterhoff, explanatory footnotes, and additional contextual material.

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Victorian Secrets also publishes Eliza Lynn Linton’s The Autobiography of Christopher Kirkland.

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