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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Clara Lucas Balfour

Author: Clara Lucas Balfour (1808–1878)

Alternate Name(s): Liddell (maiden name)

Biography: Advocate of women's advancement and temperance activist. See entry in DNB or Sutherland.

References: DNB; Sutherland

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Burnish Family.  1 vol.  Glasgow: Scottish Temperance League, 1857.
  2. Toil and Trust: or, The Life-Story of Patty the Workhouse Girl.  1 vol.  London: British Workman, 1860.
  3. Drift: A Story of Waifs and Strays.  1 vol.  Glasgow: Scottish Temperance League, 1861.
  4. Uphill Work.  1 vol.  London: Houlston and Wright, 1861.
  5. Retribution.  1 vol.  Glasgow: Scottish Temperance League, 1863.
  6. Cousin Bessie: A Story of Youthful Earnestness.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1863.
  7. Friend of the Friendless.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1863.
  8. Troubled Waters.  1 vol.  Glasgow: Scottish Temperance League, 1864.
  9. Ways and Means: A Story of Life's Struggles.  1 vol.  London: William Tweedie, 1868.
  10. One by Herself.  1 vol.  London: Sunday School Union, 1872.
  11. All but Lost.  1 vol.  London: Sunday School Union, 1873.
  12. Ethel's Strange Lodger: A Story in Four Chapters.  1 vol.  London: Sunday School Union, 1873.
  13. Light at Last.  1 vol.  Glasgow: Scottish Temperance League, 1874.
  14. The Family Honour.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1880.
  15. The Manor House Mystery.  1 vol.  London: Partridge, 1880.