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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Setting: Polar Regions

Description: The following novels are set in the Arctic or Antarctic regions.

  1. Edgar Allan Poe.  The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, of Nantucket, North America: Comprising the Details of a Mutiny, Famine, and Shipwreck, during a Voyage to the South Seas; Resulting in Various Extraordinary Adventures and Discoveries in the 84th Parallel of Southern Latitude.  1 vol.  London: Wiley and Putnam, 1838.
  2. William Henry Giles Kingston.  Peter the Whaler: His Early Life and Adventures in the Arctic Regions.  1 vol.  London: Grant and Griffith, 1851.
  3. William Hurton.  The Doomed Ship: or, The Wreck of the Arctic Regions.  1 vol.  London: Willoughby and Co., 1856.
  4. R. M. Ballantyne.  The World of Ice: or, Adventures in the Polar Regions.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1860.
  5. Mary Gillies.  The Voyage of the Constance: A Tale of the Polar Seas.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1860.
  6. Charles Ede.  Warm Hearts in Cold Regions: A Tale of Arctic Life.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1862.
  7. R. M. Ballantyne.  Fast in the Ice: or, Adventures in the Polar Regions.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1863.
  8. William Henry Giles Kingston.  At the South Pole: or, The Adventures of Richard Pengelley, Mariner.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1870.
  9. Gustaf Henrik Mellin.  The Nomads of the North: A Tale of Lapland.  1 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1871.
  10. George Cupples.  The Deserted Ship: A Real Story of the Atlantic.  1 vol.  London: Henry S. King, 1873.
  11. Mrs. Chisholm.  Perils in the Polar Seas: True Stories of Arctic Adventure and Discovery. A Book for the Young.  1 vol.  London: John Murray, 1874.
  12. Jules Verne.  The Fur Country: or, Seventy Degrees North Latitude.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1874.
  13. Wilkie Collins.  The Frozen Deep and Other Stories.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1874.
  14. Frank Usher.  The Warnaghs: A Romance of the Arctic Ocean.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1875.
  15. Samuel Whitchurch Sadler.  The Ship of Ice: A Strange Story of the Polar Seas.  1 vol.  London: Marcus Ward, 1875.
  16. Jules Verne.  The English at the North Pole.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1875.
  17. Thomas Frost.  The North Pole, and How Charlie Wilson Discovered It.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1876.
  18. Thomas Frost.  The Land of the Mammoth: or, A Boy's Arctic Adventures Three Hundred Years Ago.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1877.
  19. Janet Gordon.  Up North: or, Lost and Found in Russia and the Arctic Wastes.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: W. P. Nimmo, 1878.
  20. William Gordon Stables.  The Cruise of the Snowbird: A Story of Arctic Adventure.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1882.
  21. William Henry Giles Kingston.  Arctic Adventures.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1882.
  22. R. M. Ballantyne.  The Giant of the North: or, Pokings Round the Pole.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1882.
  23. William Gordon Stables.  Wild Adventures round the Pole: or, The Cruise of the Snowbird crew in the Arrandoon.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1883.
  24. William Gordon Stables.  From Pole to Pole: A Tale of the Sea.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1886.
  25. William Gordon Stables.  In the Land of the Great Snow Bear: A Tale of Love and Heroism.  1 vol.  London: Sunday School Union, 1887.
  26. James De Mille.  A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1888.
  27. Alice Corkran.  Joan's Adventures at the North Pole and Elsewhere.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1889.
  28. William Gordon Stables.  Exiles of Fortune: A Tale of a Far North Land.  1 vol.  London: J. F. Shaw, 1890.
  29. Jules Verne.  The Purchase of the North Pole: A Sequel to "From the Earth to the Moon".  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1891.
  30. William Gordon Stables.  From Greenland's Icy Mountains: A Tale of the Polar Seas.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1892.
  31. Frank Frankfort Moore.  Sailing and Sealing: A Tale of the North Pacific.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1892.
  32. R. M. Ballantyne.  The Walrus Hunters: A Romance of the Realms of Ice.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1893.
  33. Pierre Maël.  Under the Sea to the North Pole.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1893.
  34. George Read Murphy.  Beyond the Ice: Being a Story of the Newly Discovered Region Round the North Pole.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1894.
  35. Adeline Sergeant.  A Deadly Foe: A Romance of the Northern Seas.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1895.
  36. William Gordon Stables.  To Greenland and the Pole: A Story of Adventure.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1895.
  37. William Gordon Stables.  Frank Hardinge: From Torrid Zones to Regions of Perpetual Snow.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1898.
  38. Jules Verne.  An Antarctic Mystery.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1898.
  39. Harold E. Gorst.  Farthest South: An Account of the Startling Discovery Made by the Wise Antarctic Expedition.  1 vol.  London: Greening and Co., 1900.
  40. William Gordon Stables.  Crusoes of the Frozen North.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1901.
  41. James Macdonald Oxley.  North Overland with Franklin.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1901.
  42. William Gordon Stables.  The Cruise of the "Arctic Fox" in Icy Seas around the Pole.  1 vol.  London: S. H. Bousfield & Co., 1903.