Standard Name: Sinclair, Catherine
Edinburgh philanthropist, but as a writer she is best remembered for her Evangelical fiction aimed at young people or children, such as Modern Accomplishments (1836), Modern Society (1837), and Holiday House: A Series of Tales (1839). She also wrote three books based on her travels around Great Britain, as well as several advice or conduct books with a strong Protestant emphasis. Although many of her texts have heavy anti-Catholic themes, is ultimately remembered for didactic texts that still appeal to the child's imagination.was perhaps best known during her lifetime as a prominent
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