Author:Mary Gaunt

Mary Gaunt
An Australian novelist. Pen names: M. Gaunt
Mary Gaunt



  • 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)


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

Short stories and collectionsEdit

  • The Moving Finger (1895)
    • Trotting Cob — Christmas Eve at Warwingie — Lost — The Loss of the "Vanity" — Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper — The Yanyilla Steeplechase — A Digger's Christmas
  • The Ends of the Earth: Stories (1915)
  • The Surrender and Other Happenings (1920)
  • Life at Deadman's: Stories of Colonial Victoria (2001)

Short stories from magazinesEdit


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


  • Where the Twain Meet (1922) travel

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

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 75 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.