Gaunt, Mary (1861–1942)
Gaunt, Mary (1861–1942)
Australian novelist and short-story writer. Born Feb 20, 1861, in Chiltern, Victoria, Australia; died Jan 19, 1942, in Cannes, France; dau. of William Gaunt; m. Hubert Miller, 1894 (died 1900).
Was one of the 1st 2 women enrolled at University of Melbourne; left penniless after husband's death, moved to London (1901) to make living as writer; traveled extensively, writing of travels, and did not return to Australia; lived in Italy for 20 years and fled to France during WWII; works include Dave's Sweetheart (1894), Kirkham's Find (1897), and Deadman's (1898).
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