Author:William Clark Russell

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William Clark Russell
(1844–1911)
American writer of nautical novels and horror stories; also wrote under the pseudonyms of 'Sydney Mostyn', 'Eliza Rhyl Davies' and 'Seafarer'
William Clark Russell

Works[edit]

  • Fra Angelo – A tragedy in five acts (1865)
  • The Hunchback's Charge (1867)
  • The Book of Authors – A Collection of Criticisms, Ana, Môts, Personal Descriptions, etc (1871)
  • Memoirs of Mrs. Lætitia Boothby (1872)
  • Perplexity (1872), as "Sydney Mostyn" (external scan)
  • Representative Actors – A Collection of Criticisms, Anecdotes, Personal Descriptions, etc (1872)
  • The Surgeon's Secret (1872), as "Sydney Mostyn" (external scan)
  • Kitty's Rival (1873), as "Sydney Mostyn"
  • Which Sister? (1873), as "Sydney Mostyn", in 2 vols. (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • As Innocent as a Baby (1874)
  • The Book of Table-talk–Selections from the Conversations of Poets, Philosophers, Statesmen, Divines, &c (1874)
  • Representative actors: a collection of criticisms, anecdotes, personal descriptions, etc., etc., referring to many celebrated British actors from the sixteenth to the present century: with notes, memoirs, and a short account of English acting (1870) (external scan)
  • The book of authors (1871) (external scan)
  • The Deceased Wife's Sister: My Beautiful Neighbour (1874), published anonymously (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • The Mystery of Ashleigh Manor–A Romance (1874), as "Eliza Rhyl Davies",
  • A Dark Secret (1875), as "Eliza Rhyl Davies",
  • John Holdsworth, Chief Mate (1875)
  • Jilted! or, My Uncle's Scheme (1875) vol 1, vol 2, vol 3, published anonymously
  • Captain Fanny (1876)
  • The Wreck of the "Grosvenor" (1877) vol 1, vol 2, vol 3
  • The Little Loo (1878), as "Sydney Mostyn"
  • Auld Lang Syne (1878)
  • A Sailor's Sweetheart. An account of the wreck of the sailing ship, "Waldershare," (1880) vol 1, vol 2, vol 3
  • My Watch Below – or Yarns Spun When Off Duty (1881), as "Seafarer"
  • An Ocean Free-Lance: From a Privateersman's Log, 1812 (1882) (external scan)
  • Round the galley fire (1883) (external scan)
  • Jack's courtship: a sailor's yarn of love and shipwreck (1884) vol 1,vol 2, vol 3
  • English Channel Ports (1884)
  • The Sea Queen (1884)
  • Our Pilots (1885), as "Seafarer"
  • A Strange Voyage (1885)
  • In the Middle Watch (1885)
  • On the Fo'k'sle Head (1886) (external scan)
  • A Book for the Hammock (1887) (external scan)
  • The Golden Hope: a romance of the deep (1887) vol 1, vol 2, vol 3
  • THe Frozen Pirate (1887) vol 1, vol 2
  • The Death Ship, a Strange Story; an account of a cruise in "The Flying Dutchman," (1888) vol 1, vol 2, vol 3
  • A Voyage to the Cape (1888) (external scan)
  • The Mystery of the "Ocean Star" (1888) (external scan)
  • An Ocean Tragedy (1889)
  • Betwixt the Forelands (1889), historical essays
  • The Romance of Jenny Harlowe (1889)
  • William Dampier (1889) (external scan)
  • John Holdsworth chief mate (1889) (external scan)
  • Marooned (1889) vol 1, vol 2, vol 3
  • Horatio Nelson and the naval supremacy of England with Sérgio Antônio Sapucahy da Silva (1890) (external scan)
  • An ocean tragedy (1890) vol 1, vol 2, vol 3
  • My Danish sweetheart; the romance of a month (1890) (external scan)
  • Nelson's Words and Deeds (with W H Jacques, 1890)
  • A Voyage at Anchor (1890)
  • My Shipmate Louise (1890)
  • Marooned (1891)
  • My Danish Sweetheart (1891)
  • A Marriage at Sea (1891)
  • The Life of Admiral Lord Collingwood (1891) (external scan)
  • The Tragedy of Ida Noble (1891) (external scan)
  • Master Rockafellar's voyage (1891) (external scan)
  • Mrs. Dines's Jewels—A Mid-Atlantic Romance (1892)
  • A Strange Elopement (1892)
  • List, Ye Landsmen! (1893)
  • The Emigrant Ship (1893)
  • The Tragedy of Ida Noble (1893)
  • A Three-Stranded Yarn (1894)
  • The Good Ship Mohock (1894)
  • Heart of Oak (1895)
  • The Convict Ship (1895)
  • The Phantom Death (1895), collected horror stories)
  • The Honour of the Flag, and Other Stories (1896), short stories
  • The Copsford Mystery (1896)
  • The Tale of The Ten (1896)
  • The Lady Maud (1896)
  • What Cheer! (1896)
  • A Noble Haul (1897)
  • Pictures from the Life of Nelson (1897)
  • The Two Captains (1897)
  • The Last Entry (1897)
  • A Tale of Two Tunnels (1897)
  • Romance of A Midshipman (1898)
  • An Atlantic Tragedy, and Other Stories (1899)
  • The Ship–Her Story (1899)
  • Rose Island–The Strange Story of Love Adventure at Sea (1899)
  • His Island Princess (1900)
  • The Cruise of The Pretty Polly (1900)
  • The Ship's Adventure (1901)
  • Overdue (1903)
  • The Captain's Wife (1903)
  • Abandoned (1904)
  • Wrong Side Out (1904)
  • The Life of Nelson in a Series of Episodes (1905)
  • The Yarn of Old Harbour Town (1905)
  • The Mystery of the "Ocean Star" and Other Maritime Sketches (1905)
  • An Atlantic Tragedy, and Other Stories (1905)
  • The Turnpike Sailor – Or Rhymes on the Road (1907)
  • The Father of the Sea, and Other Legends of the Deep (1911), a new edition of The Turnpike Sailor

Works about Russell[edit]


Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 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.