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Susan Ferrier was a conservative early nineteenth-century novelist of Edinburgh manners, who builds her novels out of acute observation, wit, moralising, and literary quotation.
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7 September 1782 SF was born in a flat in Lady Stair's Close in Edinburgh, the youngest child of ten. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
1818 SF anonymously published her first book, Marriage, A Novel. Bibliographic Citation link.
5 November 1854 SF died at 38 Albany Street, Edinburgh, where she had lived for three years in the house of her brother Walter. Bibliographic Citation link.
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