Elizabeth Inchbald


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Stanningfield, Suffolk, England, The United Kingdom
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Elizabeth Inchbald (née Simpson) (1753–1821) was an English novelist, actress, and dramatist.

Average rating: 3.44 · 1,025 ratings · 107 reviews · 124 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Simple Story

3.52 avg rating — 744 ratings — published 1791 — 43 editions
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Lover's Vows

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3.08 avg rating — 190 ratings — published 1780
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Nature and Art

3.44 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 1796 — 28 editions
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Wives as They Were and Maid...

3.63 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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The Massacre

3.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1792
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Such Things Are: A Play in ...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1788 — 17 editions
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Every One Has His Fault: A ...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1793 — 6 editions
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The Mogul Tale; Or, the Des...

2.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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The Wedding Day

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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The British Theatre, or a C...

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“For the hackneyed art of lying without injury to anyone, Rushbrook, to his shame, was proficient.”
Elizabeth Inchbald, A Simple Story

“I don't say it was likely -- I only say it is true.”
Elizabeth Inchbald, Lover's Vows

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October 2019 Old School Poll

A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy 1873, 374 pages
 
  80 votes, 27.1%

Germinal by Émile Zola 1885, 592 pages
 
  74 votes, 25.1%

 
  57 votes, 19.3%

Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu 1864, 477 pages
 
  35 votes, 11.9%

Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson 1884, 432 pages
 
  25 votes, 8.5%

A Simple Story by Elizabeth Inchbald 1791, 384 pages
 
  24 votes, 8.1%

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