Autograph Letter Signed ‘Marie Corelli’, to Mrs. Flower, commiserating with her on the misfortune of “that terrible fire” and “the death of young Mr. Hastings”, saying she has called on Mrs. Flower’s parents, etc. 4 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in fine condition. Avon Croft, Stratford-on-Avon, 3 December 1899. Marie Corelli [Marie Mackay] (1855-1924), novelist. Her great triumph, The Sorrows of Satan (1895), sold more than any previous English novel, and established Marie Corelli as the most popular novelist in the country.