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Thomas Mayne Reid

Thomas Mayne Reid was a Scots-Irish American novelist. Thomas Mayne Reid fought in the American-Mexican War. His many works are about American life. In these works, the author described the colonial policy in the United States, the horrors of slave labor, and the lives of American Indians. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain... Read More

BornApril 4, 1818
Ballyroney, County Down, Ireland
DiedOctober 22, 1883 (aged 65)
London, United Kingdom
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