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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Albert Kinross

Author: Albert Kinross (1870–1929)

Biography: Albert Kinross was born in 1870. At age 26, he came to London as a correspondent of the Boston Transcript. Later he was the associate editor for the Outlook, dramatic critic for the Morning Post, and art critic for the Academy. In 1904, he went as correspondent to the Russo-Japanese War. Kinross left off journalism in 1907 and turned his attention to novels full time, writing nearly two dozen beginning with A Game of Consequences (1896) for T. Fisher Unwin's Autonym Library. During the Great War, he joined the army, served five years in France, Salonika, Egypt, and Palestine, and retired with the rank of captain. He died in 1929 at Tunbridge Wells of pneumonia after influenza.

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References: Times (19 March 1929)

Fiction Titles:

  1. A Game of Consequences: A Comedy Novel.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1895.
  2. The Fearsome Island: Being a Modern Rendering of the Narrative of One Silas Fordred.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1896.
  3. An Opera and Lady Grasmere.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1899.
  4. The Early Stars: A Novel.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1901.
  5. Within the Radius: An Entertainment.  1 vol.  London: Duckworth and Co., 1901.