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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: George Frederick Underhill

Author: George Frederick Underhill (1864–1903)

Biography: George Frederick Underhill was born in 1864 at Fenn Hall. He was called to the bar in 1886 and was a member of the Oxford Circuit while practicing his profession. However, in the 1890s, he gave up the law and became a journalist and novelist. Many of this novels feature sports, especially hunting. He died suddenly in 1903 at the residence of his mother in Bilbrook near Wolverhampton.

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References: Law Times (11 July 1903)

Fiction Titles:

  1. In at the Death: A Tale of Society.  1 vol.  London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1888.
  2. A Nasty Cropper: A Sporting Story.  1 vol.  London: Trischler, 1889.
  3. The Hand of Vengeance.  1 vol.  London: Trischler, 1890.
  4. In and Out of the Pig-Skin.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1892.
  5. A Bad Purler: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Remington, 1893.
  6. Helterskelter Hounds: or, Mr. Flopkin's Sporting Memoirs.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1894.
  7. Through a Field Glass.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1895.
  8. Beaten at the Finish: or, Love and Adventure in the Hunting Field.  1 vol.  London: Sands, 1897.
  9. The Rogues of Society, and The Doctor of Duddlestone.  1 vol.  London: Dipose, 1899.
  10. Gone to Ground: A Hunting Novel.  1 vol.  London: Sands, 1899.