Author:Richard Doddridge Blackmore

Richard Doddridge Blackmore

English novelist, known professionally as R. D. Blackmore, was one of the most famous English novelists of the second half of the nineteenth century. He won acclaim for vivid descriptions and personification of the countryside, sharing with Thomas Hardy a Western England background and a strong sense of regional setting in his works. Best known for his novel, Lorna Doone.

Richard Doddridge Blackmore

Works Edit

  • Poems by Melanter (1854)
  • Epullia and other poems (1854)
  • The Bugle of the Black Sea (1855)
  • The Fate of Franklin (1860)
  • Farm and Fruit of Old: an illustration in verse of the first and second Georgics of Virgil (1862)
  • Clara Vaughan: a novel (1864)
  • Cradock Nowell: a tale of the New Forest (1866)
  • The Maid of Sker (1872)
  • Alice Lorraine: a tale of the South Downs (1875)
  • Cripps the Carrier: a woodland tale (1876)
  • Erema; or, my father's sin (1877)
  • Mary Anerley: a Yorkshire tale (1880)
  • Christowell: a Dartmoor tale (1882)
  • Sir Thomas Upmore (1884)
  • Springhaven: a tale of the Great War (1887)
  • Kit and Kitty: a story of west Middlesex (1890)
  • Perlycross: a tale of the western hills (1894)
  • Fringilla: a tale in verse (1895)
  • Tales from a Telling House (1896)
  • Dariel: a romance of Surrey (1897)

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Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and 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.

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