We present you the collection of Victorian short stories about marriage written by five well-known authors: George Augustus Moore, Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Thomas Hardy, Sir Walter Besant and Henry James. The five diverse stories, not all of them what one would call "happy" but always compelling. The collection includes"The Manchester Marriage" (Elizabeth Gaskell); "A Mere Interlude" (Thomas Hardy); "A Faithful Heart" (George Moore); "The Solid Gold Reef Company" (Walter Besant); "The Tree of Knowledge" (Henry James). "Stories of Successful Marriages" is a collection of five short stories, filled with irony and pointed insight on what might have passed for a "successful marriage" according to Victorian mores. Start your acquaintance with the Victorian literature with five of the greatest Victorian writers! Enjoy the reading!