held firm on the title of his novel entitled The New Magdalen when Charles Mudie
, proprietor of the influential circulating library, objected to it as indecorous; his objection laid the foundation for Collins's...
Dinah Mulock Craik
's work reached immense numbers of people. It was a staple of Mudie
's and other circulating libraries
. Her work was swiftly published in the US, and she had numerous titles (novels and...