The Fortunes of Kate Annesley single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1868 1868
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'The story opens in a village in the western counties of England. A young artist falls in love with a local girl, Kate A., and resolves to marry her and go to Australia. They put off the marriage till after they land in Australia, and are nearly shipwrecked on the voyage. They marry happily and have a child but the brother and sister who accompanied them on the voyage fall into dissipation, the sister losing her character and dying soon after. The remaining characters return to England and the sister's death is avenged.' (PB)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1868
Serialised by: The Australian Journal 1865 periodical (891 issues)
Published in serialised in the Australian Journal in two instalments: 3.124 (11 January 1868) 313-317 and 3.125 (18 January 1868) 329-332.
Last amended 21 Aug 2014 17:45:42
  • c
    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Melbourne, Victoria,
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