Author:George Manville Fenn

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George Manville Fenn
(1831–1909)
British novelist, journalist, editor and educationalist. He also wrote for the theatre. His last book was a biography of a great fellow writer of boys' stories, George Alfred Henty
George Manville Fenn

Works[edit]


Novels[edit]

  • Cabby (1864)
  • Hollowdell Grange (1866)
  • Webs in the Way (1867)
  • Bent, Not Broken (3 vols, 1867)
  • Mad (1868)
  • By Birth a Lady (1871)
  • The Sapphire Cross (1871)
  • Thereby Hangs a Tale (1876)
  • A Little World (1877, reprinted 1882 as Poverty Corner: A City Story)
  • The Chemist, a complete 64-page story for the March issue of Once a Week, a magazine he had purchased in 1870
  • Pretty Polly (3 vols, 1878)
  • The Parson o' Dumford (1879)
  • The Clerk of Portwick (1880)
  • Bunyip Land (1880)
  • Off to the Wilds (1880)
  • Devon Boys (1880)
  • The Vicar's People (1881)
  • Eli's Children (1882)
  • Dutch the Diver (1883)
  • Middy and Ensign (1883)
  • Nat the Naturalist (1883)
  • Son Philip (1883)
  • The Silver Cañon (1884)
  • The Golden Magnet (1884)
  • Sweet Mace (1884)
  • The Rosery Folk (1884)
  • Through Forest and Stream: The Quest of the Quetzal (1884)
  • The Dark House (1885)
  • Morgan's Horror (1885)
  • Eve At the Wheel (1885)
  • Menhardoc (1885)
  • Dick o' the Fens (1885)
  • A Terrible Coward (1885)
  • The New Forest Spy: a Tale of a Lost Cause (1885)
  • Patience Wins (1886)
  • Brownsmith's Boy (1886)
  • The Master of the Ceremonies (1886)
  • The Chaplain's Craze (1886)
  • Double Cunning (1886)
  • The Bag of Diamonds (1887)
  • One Maid's Mischief (1887)
  • This Man's Wife (1887)
  • Yussuf the Guide (1887)
  • Quicksilver (1888)
  • Mother Carey's Chicken (1888)
  • The Man With a Shadow (1888)
  • The Story of Antony Grace, or, Some Stained Pages (1887)
  • Commodore Junk (1888)
  • Of High Descent (1889)
  • The Lass That Loved a Soldier (1889)
  • Three People's Secret (1889)
  • Crown and Sceptre: A West Country Story (c. 1889)
  • Three Boys, or The Chiefs of the Clan Mackhai (1889)
  • In the King's Name (1890)
  • Cormorant Crag (1890)
  • Will of the Mill (1890)
  • The Adventures of Don Lavington (1890)
  • Cutlass and Cudgel (1890)
  • Mass' George (1890)
  • Charge! (1890)
  • Lady Maude's Mania (1890)
  • The Mynns' Mystery (1890)
  • A Double Knot (1890)
  • A Fluttered Dovecote (1890)
  • The New Mistress (1891)
  • Mahme Nousie (1891)
  • The Crystal Hunters (1891)
  • Burr Junior (1891)
  • The Rajah of Dah (1891)
  • To the West (1891)
  • Syd Belton (1891)
  • The Weathercock (1892)
  • The Dingo Boys (1892)
  • Gil the Gunner (1892)
  • King of the Castle (1892)
  • The Grand Chaco (1892)
  • Witness to the Deed (1893)
  • A Sylvan Courtship (1893)
  • Nurse Elisia (1893)
  • Sail-Ho! (1893)
  • Steve Young (1893)
  • The Black Bar (1893)
  • Blue Jackets: The Log of the Teaser (1893)
  • A Life's Eclipse (1894)
  • First In the Field (1894)
  • Fire Island (1894)
  • The Star-Gazers (1894)
  • The White Virgin (1894)
  • Real Gold (1894)
  • The Vast Abyss (1894)
  • The Tiger Lily (1894)
  • In an Alpine Valley (1894)
  • An Electric Spark (1895)
  • The Queen's Scarlet (1895)
  • Planter Jack (1895)
  • In Honour's Cause (1896)
  • The Black Tor (1896)
  • Sappers and Miners (1896)
  • Jack At Sea; or All Work and No Play Made Him a Dull Boy (1896)
  • Cursed By a Fortune (1896)
  • The Case of Ailsa Gray (1896)
  • Smith's Weakness (1896)
  • Captain Jack (1896)
  • Roy Royland (1896)
  • Frank and Saxon (1897)
  • The Little Skipper (1897)
  • Vince the Rebel (1897)
  • The Silver Salvors (1898)
  • A Woman Worth Winning (1898)
  • Draw Swords! (1898)
  • Our Soldier Boy (1898)
  • Jungle and Stream (1898)
  • Nic Revel (1898)
  • In the Mahdi's Grasp (1899)
  • King O' the Beach (1899)
  • The Vibart Affair (1899)
  • A Crimson Crime (1899)
  • Ned Ledger (1899)
  • Fix Bay'nets! (1899)
  • Young Robin Hood (1899)
  • King Robert's Page (1900)
  • Uncle Bart (1900)
  • The Ocean Waif (1900)
  • A Young Hero (1900)
  • Old Gold (1900)
  • The King's Sons (1900)
  • The Lost Middy (1900)
  • The Powder Monkey (1900)
  • A Dash From Diamond City (1901)
  • The Kopje Garrison (1901)
  • The Cankerworm (1901)
  • Pulabad (1901)
  • Something Like a Snake (1901)
  • Running Amok (1901)
  • Ching, the Chinaman, and His Middy Friends (1901)
  • Coastguard Jack (1902)
  • The Peril Finders (1902)
  • Black Shadows (1902)
  • Stan Lynn (1902)
  • The King's Esquires (1903)
  • Walsh the Wonder-Worker (1903)
  • It Came to Pass (1903)
  • Fitz the Filibuster (1903)
  • Coming Home to Roost (1904)
  • Blind Policy (1904)
  • The Ocean Cat's Paw (1904)
  • Rob Harlow's Adventures (1904)
  • Glyn Severn's School-days (1904)
  • Marcus, the Young Centurion (1904)
  • To Win or to Die (1904)
  • Trapper Dan (1905)
  • Nephew Jack (1905)
  • So Like a Woman (1905)
  • Shoulder Arms! (1905)
  • Hunting the Skipper (1906)
  • Dead Man's Land (1906)
  • Aynsley's Case (1906)
  • Happy Playmates (1906)
  • 'Tention! (1906)
  • Trapped By Malays (1907)
  • The Country Squire (1907)

Collections of short stories[edit]

  • Begumbagh (1879)
  • Adventures of Working Men (1881)
  • In Jeopardy (1889)
  • Sawed Off (1891)
  • Princess Fedor's Pledge (1891)
  • Tales of Peril and Heroism (1898)
  • Two Rough Stones, and A Bad Day's Fishing (1902)
  • A Meeting Of Greeks and the Tug Of War (1902)
  • Brave and True, and Other Stories (1902)
  • The Traitor's Gait [sic] (1906)

===Plays=== (written with James Henry Darnley)

  • The Balloon (1899)
  • The Barrister (1899)

Biographies[edit]

  • Memoir of B. F. Stevens (1903)
  • George Alfred Henty (1907)

Anthologies edited (as by G M F)[edit]

  • The World of Wit and Humour (1871)
  • A Book of Fair Women (1872)

Other works[edit]

  • Featherland (1866)
  • Original Penny Readings (1866)
  • Christmas Penny Readings (1867)
  • Midnight Webs (1872)
  • The Blue Dragoons (1875)
  • Friends I Have Made (1881)
  • My Patients (1883)
  • In the Wilds of New Mexico (1888)
  • High Play (1897)
  • The Khedive's Country (1904)
  • Little People's Book of Wild Animals (1905)


Works about Fenn[edit]

Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.