Contents: ‘Roi du Roman Feuilleton’: life and works of Eugène Sue – ‘The moral epidemic’: critical response to Sue in the
British press 1838-1857 – ‘Mysterymania’: an historical examination of the effect of G.W.M. Reynolds’s The Mysteries of
London and Les Mystères de Paris – Response to Sue’s fiction in the papers and works of key Victorian authors,
Dickens, Thackeray, Elizabeth Gaskell, Disraeli, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Eliot and Charles Kingsley – ’Social problem
novels’ and the poor fallen woman: Sue’s legacy on Victorian English fiction.