Charlotte Mary Yonge





Charlotte Mary Yonge

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born
in Otterbourne, Hampshire, The United Kingdom
August 11, 1823

died
May 24, 1901

gender
female

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Charlotte Mary Yonge was an English novelist, known for her huge output, now mostly out of print.

She began writing in 1848, and published during her long life about 160 works, chiefly novels. Her first commercial success, The Heir of Redclyffe (1853), provided the funding to enable the schooner Southern Cross to be put into service on behalf of George Selwyn. Similar charitable works were done with the profits from later novels. Yonge was also a founder and editor for forty years of The Monthly Packet, a magazine (founded in 1851) with a varied readership, but targeted at British Anglican girls (in later years it was addressed to a somewhat wider readership).

Among the best known of her works are The Heir of Redclyffe, Heartsease, and The Da...more


Average rating: 3.65 · 577 ratings · 104 reviews · 136 distinct works · Similar authors
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3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 1856 — 23 editions
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The Little Duke
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 1854 — 45 editions
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The Heir Of Redclyffe
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 1853 — 28 editions
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The Clever Woman of the Family
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1865 — 14 editions
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Unknown to History: The Cap...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1882 — 23 editions
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History of France
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3.09 of 5 stars 3.09 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1878 — 12 editions
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Grisly Grisell
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1893 — 26 editions
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Countess Kate
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1862 — 19 editions
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The Pillars of the House
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1873 — 6 editions
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The Dove in the Eagle's Nest
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1866 — 27 editions
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