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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Genre: Political Novel

Description: These novels depict political figures (either real or fictional) or elections.

  1. Robert Folkestone Williams.  Mephistopheles in England: or, The Confessions of a Prime Minister.  3 vol.  London: Longman, 1835.
  2. Harriet Anne Scott.  The M.P.'s Wife: and The Lady Geraldine.  2 vol.  London: Edward Bull, 1838.
  3. Catherine Gore.  The Cabinet Minister.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1839.
  4. Benjamin Disraeli.  Coningsby: or, The New Generation.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1844.
  5. Robert Smith Surtees.  Hillingdon Hall: or, The Cockney Squire. A Tale of Country Life.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1844.
  6. William Henry Giles Kingston.  The Prime Minister: An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1845.
  7. Anonymous.  Cuthbert St. Elme, M.P.: or, Passages in the Life of a Politician.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1857.
  8. Anthony Trollope.  The Bertrams: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1859.
  9. George Eliot.  Felix Holt, the Radical.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1866.
  10. Anthony Trollope.  Phineas Finn, the Irish Member.  2 vol.  London: Virtue, 1869.
  11. Anthony Trollope.  Phineas Redux.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1874.
  12. Elizabeth Darby Eiloart.  Jabez Ebsleigh, M.P.: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1876.
  13. Anthony Trollope.  The Prime Minister.  4 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1876.
  14. Anthony Trollope.  The American Senator.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1877.
  15. Benjamin Disraeli.  Endymion.  3 vol.  London: Longman, 1880.
  16. Henry William Lucy.  Gideon Fleyce: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1883.
  17. Grant Allen.  Philistia.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1884.
  18. Mary Elizabeth Braddon.  Ishmael: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: John Maxwell, 1884.
  19. Justin McCarthy.  The Right Honourable: A Romance of Society and Politics.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1886.
  20. James Manners Romanis.  The Great Western Mystery: or, From the Caucasus to the "Caucus".  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1886.
  21. Charlotte Elizabeth Riddell.  The Government Official: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1887.
  22. Hugh Farrie.  Frederick Hazzleden: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1887.
  23. Amy Levy.  Reuben Sachs: A Sketch.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1888.
  24. Lillias Wassermann.  The Marquis of Carabas: A Story of To-day.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1892.
  25. George Gissing.  The Crown of Life.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1899.
  26. James Anson Farrer.  The Great Noodleshire Election: A Comedy of Political Life.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1901.