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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Martha Macdonald Lamont

Author: Martha Macdonald Lamont (1803–1878)

Biography: Martha Macdonald Lamont was born around 1803. Her early life cannot be traced. She lived a rather peripatetic life, writing a travel book on France and Switzerland (1844) and signing her correspondence with Jane Carlyle from Bristol and Liverpool. Several sources describe her as Irish. She never married and died on 3 September 1878 in Nottingham.

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References: The Carlyle Letters Online; Pall Mall Gazette (6 September 1878)

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Gladiator: A Tale of the Roman Empire.  1 vol.  London: Ball and Co., 1840.
  2. The Village Millionaire.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1854.