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Alice King (1839–1894)

King, Alice. An English novelist; born at Cutcombe, March 28, 1839; died there, May 1894. Though she became blind at the age of seven, she learned seven languages, and was a prolific writer for magazines and author of novels, composing her manuscript by the aid of a typewriter. Among the most popular of her works were: ‘Sir Tristram’s Will’ (1867); ‘Hearts or Coronets’ (1876); ‘Fettered Yet Free’ (1883); ‘A Strange Tangle’ (1885).