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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Genre: Sporting Novel

Description: These novels depict athletes or sporting competitions such as cricket, football, horse racing, hunting, and rugby.

References: Sutherland

  1. Robert Smith Surtees.  Handley Cross: or, The Spa Hunt. A Sporting Tale.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1843.
  2. William Carleton.  Hyde Marston: or, A Sportman's Life.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1844.
  3. Robert Smith Surtees.  Hillingdon Hall: or, The Cockney Squire. A Tale of Country Life.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1844.
  4. Robert Smith Surtees.  Hawbuck Grange: or, The Sporting Adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1847.
  5. Herbert Byng Hall.  Brooklands: A Sporting Biography.  2 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1852.
  6. Robert Smith Surtees.  Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour.  1 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1853.
  7. William Knightley Horlock.  The Master of the Hounds.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1859.
  8. Charles Reade.  Hard Cash: A Matter-of-Fact Romance.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1863.
  9. Charles Clarke.  A Box for the Season: A Sporting Sketch.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1864.
  10. Anonymous.  The Derby Day: or, Won by a Neck. A Sporting Novel.  1 vol.  London: Arthur Hall, 1864.
  11. Charles Clarke.  Crumbs from a Sportsman's Table.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1865.
  12. Charles Clarke.  The Flying Scud: A Sporting Novel.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1867.
  13. Samuel Bracebridge Hemyng.  Secrets of the Turf: or, How I Won the Derby.  1 vol.  London: C. H. Clarke, 1868.
  14. William George Craven.  The Margravine: A Story of the Turf.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1870.
  15. James Roderick O'Flanagan.  Captain O'Shaughness's Sporting Career: An Autobiography.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1873.
  16. Theobald Raoul William.  Won in a Canter: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1874.
  17. Hawley Smart.  Bound to Win: A Tale of the Turf.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1877.
  18. Edward William Lewis Davies.  Frank Raleigh of Watercombe: A Tale of Sport, Love, and Adventure.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1877.
  19. Byron Webber.  Pigskin and Willow, with Other Sporting Stories.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1879.
  20. Byron Webber.  In Luck's Way: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1881.
  21. J. P. Wheldon.  Beaten on the Post: or, Joe Morton's Mercy. A Sporting Novel.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1882.
  22. Caroline Emily Cameron.  In a Grass Country: A Story of Love and Sport.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1885.
  23. Samuel Laing.  A Sporting Quixote: or, The Life and Adventures of the Hon. Augustus Fitzmuddle.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1886.
  24. George Bernard Shaw.  Cashel Byron's Profession: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: The Modern Press, 1886.
  25. Mary Kennard.  The Girl in the Brown Habit: A Sporting Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1886.
  26. Mary Kennard.  A Real Good Thing: A Sporting Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1887.
  27. Mary Kennard.  A Glorious Gallop: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1888.
  28. Ames Savile.  A Match Pair: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1889.
  29. Myra Swan.  Some Incidents in the Life of a Foxhound: An Autobiography.  1 vol.  York: Sampson Brothers, 1889.
  30. George Frederick Underhill.  A Nasty Cropper: A Sporting Story.  1 vol.  London: Trischler, 1889.
  31. Sir Randal Howland Roberts.  Hard Held: A Sporting Novel. Being a Sequel to "Curb and Snaffle".  1 vol.  London: Spencer Blackett, 1889.
  32. Mary Kennard.  Our Friends in the Hunting Field.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1889.
  33. Clive Phillipps Wolley.  Snap: A Legend of the Lone Mountain.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1890.
  34. Myra Swan.  First Flight: or, What a Hunting-Crop Saw.  1 vol.  York: John Sampson, 1890.
  35. Dalrymple James Belgrave.  Jack Warleigh: A Tale of the Turf and the Law.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1891.
  36. Hawley Smart.  The Plunger: A Turf Tragedy of Five-and-Twenty Years Ago.  2 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1891.
  37. Guy Gravenhil.  Jack Skeffington: A Sporting Novel.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1891.
  38. Guy Gravenhil.  Horsley Grange: A Sporting Novel.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1892.
  39. Margaret Oliphant.  The Cuckoo in the Nest: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1892.
  40. Ernest William Hornung.  Under Two Skies: A Collection of Stones.  1 vol.  London: A. and C. Black, 1892.
  41. Mary Kennard.  Wedded to Sport: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1892.
  42. Ada Maria Jocelyn.  For One Season Only: A Sporting Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1893.
  43. Mary Kennard.  The Hunting Girl: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1893.
  44. Mary Kennard.  Sporting Tales.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1893.
  45. Ada Maria Jocelyn.  Run to Ground: A Sporting Novel.  3 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1894.
  46. J. P. Wheldon.  Sporting Facts and Fancies.  1 vol.  London: Edgar S. Shrubsole, 1894.
  47. Hawley Smart.  A Racing Rubber: A Novel.  2 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1895.
  48. Horace Gordon Hutchinson.  Peter Steele, the Cricketer.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1895.
  49. Henry George Harper.  Sporting Stories and Sketches.  1 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1895.
  50. Ada Maria Jocelyn.  A Dangerous Brute: A Sporting Sketch.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1895.
  51. Ivan S. Turgenev.  A Sportsman's Sketches.  2 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1895.
  52. Henry George Harper.  New Sporting Stories.  1 vol.  London: Bellairs and Co., 1896.
  53. Mary Kennard.  The Sorrows of a Golfer's Wife.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1896.
  54. Henry George Harper.  Great Scot, the Chaser and Other Sporting Stories.  1 vol.  London: Bellairs and Co., 1897.
  55. Mary Kennard.  At the Tail of the Hounds: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: F. V. White, 1897.
  56. Ernest William Hornung.  Some Persons Unknown.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1898.
  57. Henry George Harper.  Winkles: A Winner.  1 vol.  London: Sands, 1899.
  58. Henry George Harper.  M'Ginty's Racehorse, and Other Sporting Stories.  1 vol.  London: George Redway, 1899.
  59. Mary Kennard.  Morals of the Midlands: A Sporting Tale.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1899.
  60. Henry George Harper.  The Punters: A Racing Romance.  1 vol.  London: Sands, 1900.
  61. Fox Russell.  A Sportswoman's Love Letters.  1 vol.  London: R. A. Everett and Co., 1901.
  62. Mary Kennard.  The Golf Lunatic and his Cycling Wife.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1902.