Author:Mary Gaunt

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Mary Gaunt
(1861–1942)
An Australian novelist
Mary Gaunt

Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Dave's Sweetheart (1894)
  • Kirkham's Find (1897)
  • Deadman's: An Australian Story (1898)
  • Mistress Betty Carew (1903)
  • The Arm of the Leopard: A West African Story (1904: with John Ridgwell Essex)
  • Fools Rush In (1906: with John Ridgwell Essex)
  • The Silent Ones (1909: with John Ridgwell Essex}
  • The Mummy Moves (1910)
  • The Uncounted Cost (1910)
  • Every Man's Desire (1913)
  • A Wind from the Wilderness (1919)
  • As the Whirlwind Passeth (1923)

Novellas[edit]

  • Bingley's Gap (1888)
  • Down in the World (1893)[1]
  • The Other Man (1894) [2]

Short story collections[edit]

  • The Moving Finger (1895)
  • The Ends of the Earth : Stories (1915)
  • The Surrender and Other Happenings (1920)
  • Life at Deadman's : Stories of Colonial Victoria (2001)

Autobiography[edit]

  • Alone in West Africa (1912)
  • A Woman in China (1914)
  • A Broken Journey: Wanderings from the Hoang-Ho to Saghalien (1919)

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Where the Twain Meet (1922) travel


  1. Serialised in The Australasian 23 Dec 1893, page 1S Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  2. Serialised in The Argus 13 Oct 1894, page 11 Retrieved 7 June 2014.

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1942, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.