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Dorothy Boulger's writings spanned many forms and genres during the last three decades of the nineteenth century. She published a large number of novels (which include the semi-autobiographical), short stories, ghost stories, and adapted fairy stories, young people's fiction, children's books (some collaborative), and worked extensively in journalism. Some of her fiction uses as setting the Falkland Islands, where she grew up.
30 May 1847 Dorothy Henrietta Havers (later DB) was born at Thelton Hall in Norfolk. Bibliographic Citation link.
1875 Dorothy Havers (later DB) published under her pseudonym, 'Theo Gift', her best-remembered novel, Pretty Miss Bellew, in three volumes. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
1901 'Theo Gift' (DB) published her final book, The Case of a Man with his Wife. Bibliographic Citation link.
22 July 1923 DB died in her seventies at 26 Cathcart Road in South Kensington, London. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
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