Lucas Malet

Lucas Malet books and biography

Lucas Malet

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Lucas Malet is the pseudonym (pen-name) of Mary St Leger Kingsley (June 4, 1852-1931), Victorian novelist.

She was the daughter of Charles Kingsley, author of The Water Babies. In 1876 she married William Harrison, Minor Canon of Westminster, and Priest-in-Ordinary to the Queen.


  • Mrs Lorimer: A Study in Black and White (1882)
  • Colenel Enderby's Wife (1885)
  • Little Peter: A Christmas Morality for Children of Any Age (1888)
  • A Counsel of Perfection (1888)
  • The Wages of Sin (1890)
  • The Carissima: A Modern Grotesque (1896)
  • The Gateless Barrier (1900)
  • The History of Sir Richard Calmady (1901), based on the life of Arthur MacMorrough Kavanagh
  • The Far Horizon (1907)
  • Adrian Savage (1911)
  • Deadham Hard (1919)
  • The Tall Villa (1920)
  • The Survivors (1923)
  • The Pool (1930)

She also completed her father's unfinished novel The Tutor's Story.

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