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Ouida: The Dog-Intoxicated Novelist

On World Animal Day, it seems appropriate to celebrate perhaps the most devoted literary friend that the animal kingdom could ever have had pressed upon it. Ouida (born Maria Louisa Ramé, 1839-1908) was one of the most prominent writers of her generation, with over fifty bestselling titles including novels, short stories and non-fiction, which in turn inspired numerous film and stage adaptations. Although reportedly enjoyed by that ultimate Victorian literary worthy, Alfred Lord T...
04 Oct 2018
Dr Richard Espley