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Emma Jane Worboise was a prolific Victorian novelist who wrote didactic and often sensational tales on domestic, courtship, evangelical, ecumenical (within Protestantism), and anti-Catholic themes. Apart from her nearly fifty novels, she published a book of hymns and songs and a biography of Thomas Arnold. She was also the editor of and a frequent contributor to The Christian World Magazine from its inception in 1866 until shortly before her death. Bibliographic Citation link.
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20 April 1825 EJW, later an evangelical novelist and editor of The Christian World Magazine, was born in Legge Street, Birmingham, the eldest of her family.  Bibliographic Citation link.
1887 EJW, who kept writing until her death, was about sixty-two when her final publication appeared: the novel His Next of Kin. Bibliographic Citation link.
24 August 1887 EJW, the evangelical novelist and editor of The Christian World Magazine, died at Clevedon in Somerset of the effects of alcoholism. Bibliographic Citation link.
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