Mayne Reid





Mayne Reid


Born
in Ballyroney, Ireland
April 04, 1818

Died
October 22, 1883

Genre

Influences
Lord Byron


"Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.

Average rating: 4.02 · 9,042 ratings · 136 reviews · 252 distinct worksSimilar authors
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3.95 avg rating — 717 ratings — published 1875 — 43 editions
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The Quadroon

3.79 avg rating — 386 ratings — published 1856 — 37 editions
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The White Gauntlet

3.71 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 1864 — 23 editions
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The White Chief

3.88 avg rating — 279 ratings — published 1855 — 55 editions
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The Scalp Hunters

3.72 avg rating — 134 ratings — published 1860 — 36 editions
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The Plant Hunters: Adventur...

3.82 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 1858 — 31 editions
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The Cliff Climbers

3.69 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 1853 — 30 editions
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The Wild Huntress

3.98 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1861 — 19 editions
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The Boy Tar

3.86 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1859 — 33 editions
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