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Lost in the Crowd single work   short story   romance  
Note: Author of Lottie's Fortune, Sophie Crewe, the Scarsdale Peerage. Copyright for the Australian Colonies purchased from the author. (PB)
Issue Details: First known date: 1882... 1882 Lost in the Crowd
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Engrossing understated romance with a touch of irony [stands out in the recent dross anyway!] An Englishman returns to London after finally making a fortune in Arizona. He determines to find and assist an old but penurious friend and his daughter. The friend has turned writer and disappeared but with the help of his publisher, Mr Blackwell, an author of romances - Hester Mullens, the British Museum and a poor printer he traces the daughter and she agrees to marry him ... She calls it all off when she discovers a cruel letter from him to her father, and only when the father is discovered as an auctioneer's clerk, having given up the cruel profession of writing, are they reconciled. She loves and marries another and the narrator is left with - Miss Mullens. Light, amusing and varied. (PB)

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    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 17 no. 200 January 1882 Z1042253 1882 periodical issue 1882 pg. 248-254
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