Marie Corelli — British Novelist of the Early 20th Century

She was also very fond of taking people to court…

Corelli. Image: wikimedia

Marie Corelli (real name Mary MacKay) was often two-faced and careless with the truth. She was extraordinarily Shakespearean, and, in 1900, decided she wanted to build a free library in Stratford, bearing her name, which was a noble thought. So she contacted an old friend, Fred Winter, a local store owner and part…

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