Genre Information At the Circulating Library

Genre: Sporting Novel

Description: These novels depict atheletes or sporting competitions such as cricket, football, horse racing, and rugby.

  1. Robert Smith Surtees.  Handley Cross: or, The Spa Hunt. A Sporting Tale.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1843.
  2. William Carleton.  Hyde Marston: or, A Sportman's Life.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1844.
  3. Robert Smith Surtees.  Hillingdon Hall: or, The Cockney Squire. A Tale of Country Life.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1844.
  4. Herbert Byng Hall.  Brooklands: A Sporting Biography.  2 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1852.
  5. Charles Clarke.  A Box for the Season: A Sporting Sketch.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1864.
  6. Charles Clarke.  Crumbs from a Sportsman's Table.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1865.
  7. Charles Clarke.  The Flying Scud: A Sporting Novel.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1867.
  8. James Roderick O'Flanagan.  Captain O'Shaughness's Sporting Career: An Autobiography.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1873.
  9. Hawley Smart.  Bound to Win: A Tale of the Turf.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1877.
  10. Byron Webber.  Pigskin and Willow: A Sporting Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1879.
  11. Byron Webber.  In Luck's Way: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1881.
  12. Caroline Emily Cameron.  In a Grass Country: A Story of Love and Sport.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1885.
  13. Samuel Laing.  A Sporting Quixote: or, The Life and Adventures of the Hon. Augustus Fitzmuddle.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1886.
  14. George Bernard Shaw.  Cashel Byron's Profession: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: The Modern Press, 1886.
  15. Mary Kennard.  A Real Good Thing: A Sporting Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1887.
  16. Ames Savile.  A Match Pair: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1889.
  17. Dalrymple James Belgrave.  Jack Warleigh: A Tale of the Turf and the Law.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1891.
  18. Hawley Smart.  The Plunger: A Turf Tragedy of Five-and-Twenty Years Ago.  2 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1891.
  19. Guy Gravenhil.  Jack Skeffington: A Sporting Novel.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1891.
  20. Guy Gravenhil.  Horsley Grange: A Sporting Novel.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1892.
  21. Ada Maria Jocelyn.  For One Season Only: A Sporting Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1893.
  22. Ada Maria Jocelyn.  Run to Ground: A Sporting Novel.  3 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1894.
  23. Hawley Smart.  A Racing Rubber.  2 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1895.
  24. Horace Gordon Hutchinson.  Peter Steele, the Cricketer.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1895.