Life of Marie Corelli

Click on Timeline below for a year by year summary of the authors life from 1855 to 1924, plus events following her death.
Click on 1855 - 1899 for an account by Teresa Ransom, who wrote the biography of the author The Mysterious Miss Marie Corelli, Queen of Victorian Bestsellers, Sutton Publishing 1999, of the early years of Marie Corelli's life until she moved to Stratford upon-Avon. 

Click on 1899 - 1924 for Nick Leigh Birch's commentary on her later life after she moved to Stratford-upon-Avon in 1899, first published in Reinventing Marie Corelli for the Twenty-First Century, Anthem Press in 2019. 

biographies of Marie Corelli

Miss Marie Corelli. Kent Carr, Henry J Drane 1901
Marie Corelli, The Writer and The WomanT Coates, R Bell, Hutchinson 1903
Memoirs of Marie Corelli. B Vyver, Alston Rivers 1930
Marie Corelli, The Life and Death of a Bestseller. G Bullock, Constable 1944
Marie Corelli, The Woman and The Legend. E Bigland, Jarrolds 1953
Marie Corelli, The Story of a Friendship. WS Scott, Hutchinson 1955
Now Barrabas was a Rotter. B Masters, Hamish Hamilton 1978
The Mysterious Miss Marie Corelli, Queen of Victorian Bestsellers. T Ransom, Sutton Publishing 1999
Marie Corelli - Shakespeare's Champion. Jann Tracy, Walking Stork Publications 2017