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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Frances Noble

Author: Frances Noble (1847–1922)

Biography: Frances Noble was born in 1847 in Manchester, the daughter of the English physician Daniel Noble (1810–1885). She wrote several novels, all with a decidedly pro-Catholic theme. She never married and died in 1922.

References: British Census (1881, 1891, 1901); Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Gertrude Mannering: A Tale of Sacrifice.  1 vol.  London: Burns and Oates, 1875.
  2. Violet Mortimer: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1879.
  3. Through Thorny Paths: or, Marion's History.  1 vol.  London: Burns and Oates, 1882.
  4. "Little Nell": A Sketch.  1 vol.  London: Burns and Oates, 1889.
  5. Madeline's Destiny.  1 vol.  London: Art and Book Co., 1891.
  6. My Great-Aunt's Story: A Tale of the French Revolution.  1 vol.  London: Art and Book Co., 1892.
  7. The Temptation of Norah Leecroft.  1 vol.  London: Catholic Truth Society, 1896.