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Mistress and Maid: A Household Story

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

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ISBN : 9781406585865
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312 pages
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Dinah Maria Craik, nee Dinah Maria Mulock, also often credited as Miss Mulock (1826-1887) was an English novelist and poet. She was determined to obtain a livelihood by her pen, and, beginning with fiction for children, advanced steadily until placedMoreDinah Maria Craik, nee Dinah Maria Mulock, also often credited as Miss Mulock (1826-1887) was an English novelist and poet. She was determined to obtain a livelihood by her pen, and, beginning with fiction for children, advanced steadily until placed in the front rank of the women novelists of her day. She is best known for the novel John Halifax, Gentleman (1857). She followed this with A Life for a Life (1859), which she considered to be the best of her novels- others were The Ogilvies (1849), Olive (1850), The Head of the Family (1851), Agathas Husband (1853), Hannah (1871), The Little Lame Prince (1875) and Young Mrs. Jardine (1879). She published some poetry, narratives of tours in Ireland and Cornwall, and A Womans Thoughts about Women (1858).