Author:Henry Brereton Marriott Watson

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Henry Brereton Marriott Watson
(1863–1921)

Australian-born British novelist, journalist, playwright, and short-story writer; known by his pen name H. B. Marriott Watson. He wrote swashbuckling, historical, romance and gothic fiction; possibly best remembered for his Galloping Dick romances, and the many tales of Gothic horror, notable for their "romantic decadence."

Henry Brereton Marriott Watson

Fiction[edit]

  • Marahuna (1888)
  • Richard Savage (with J. M. Barrie) (1891) play
  • At the First Corner (1895)
  • The Adventurers (1899)
  • The Princess Xenia (1899)
  • Chloris of the Island (1900)
  • The Rebel (1900)
  • The House Divided (1901)
  • Captain Fortune (1904)
  • Hurricane Island (1905)
  • The Skirts of Happy Chance (1905)
  • Twisted Eglantine (1905)
  • A Midsummer Day's Dream (1906)
  • The Privateers (1907)
  • The Devil's Pulpit (1908) (First serialized in Popular 1907)
  • The Castle By the Sea (1909)
  • The Flower of the Heart (1909)
  • Romance At Random (1909)
  • Alise of of Astra (1910)
  • Couch Fires and Primrose Ways (1911)
  • The Big Fish (1912)
  • Rosalind in Arden (1914)
  • Mulberry Wharf (1917)
  • The Excelsior (1918)
  • The House in the Downs (1928)

Collections[edit]

Galloping Dick
  • Galloping Dick (linked short stories)
    • The Bishops Quandary — The Man from Cornwall — The Lady's Chamber — The Kings Treasure — My Incarceration in the Jug — A Meeting near Fulham
  • The High Toby (1906) [Galloping Dick #2]
Others
  • Diogenes of London, and Other Fantasies and Sketches (1893) (short stories)
    • Diogenes of London — The Stroke of One — The Devil of the Marsh — The Maze — The House of Dishonour — The Art of Love — The Thing in the Copse — Phyllis — The Brazen Cross — The Sword of the Kadi — Don Quixote — The Advice of Achates — Dick a-Dying — The Naiad — My Lady — The Merry Company — Oyez! Oyez! — The Dead Immortals — To Any Greybeard — The Lotos Shore — The Philosophy of the Caress — A Colloquy on the Hearth — Her Picture — This Body Of Death — A Plea For Inconstancy — The Shadow on the Year — Neaera's Hair — 'The Voice of Strange Command' — Concerning a Grimace — Over the Fire — 'The Rose of the Morning' — The Facility of Life
  • The Heart of Miranda. And other Stories, being mostly Winter Tales (1898)
  • Alarums and Excursions (1903)
  • Chapman's Wares (1915)
  • Aftermath (1919)
  • The Devil Of The Marsh (2004)

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Godfrey Merivale (1902)

Works from magazines[edit]

  1. "The Fog and the Lady" (1903 May)
  2. "The Baby" (1903 June)

Works about Watson[edit]

Works by this author published before January 1, 1927 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.