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Craik Mrs

Craik, Mrs. (Miss Mulock) [1826-1887], an English novelist, best known as the author of John Halifax, Gentleman, a book whose charm has been universally appreciated, and has led to its being widely translated. Of her other novels the first (1849) was The Ogilvies, followed by Olive, Head of the Family, and Agatha's Husband. She has also written several other novels, articles in magazines, poems, and some volumes of essays, among them A Woman's Thoughts About Women. She married in 1865, and spent the rest of her life at Shorthands, in Kent.