Bibliography

This bibliography will document the prolific work of Hugh Walpole by year of publication. It’s a constant work in progress and I’m also including magazine and newspaper articles written by him, collaborative and anthology books that included stories, forewords and other contributions  in an attempt to document as complete list as possible of his body of work.

If you have any information about any of Walpole’s work that might be missing from the list please get in touch via the Contact Page.

1909

The Wooden Horse

1910

Maradick at Forty

1911

Mr Perrin and Mr Traill

1912

The Prelude To Adventure

1913

Fortitude

1914

The Duchess Of Wrexe

The New Republic Magazine December 12th 1914. Article “In a Moscow Hospital” written by Hugh Walpole

1915

The Golden Scarecrow

1916

The Dark Forest

Joseph Conrad

1918

The Green Mirror

The Strand Magazine July 1918. Story “Monsieur Felicite and Miriel” written by Hugh Walpole

1919

The Secret City

Jeremy

1920

The Captives

The Art Of James Branch Cabell

The Bookman December 1920. Article “On Finishing a Novel” written by Hugh Walpole

1921

The Thirteen Travellers

A Hugh Walpole Anthology

The Young Enchanted

1922

The Cathedral

Babbit by Sinclair Lewis. Introduction written by Hugh Walpole

1923

Jeremy and Hamlet

The Bookman Magazine October 1923. Article “Mr Poverty Struck Book Collector” written by Hugh Walpole

1924

The Old Ladies

The Crystal Box. Privately printed (150 copies only) autobiographical work

The Strand Magazine April 1924. Features An Interview With Hugh Walpole by Gladys Beattie Crozier.

1925

The English Novel (The Rede Lecture)

Portrait of a Man with Red Hair

The Living Age Magazine February 1925. Autobiographical Essay “Memories Of A Cathedral Childhood” written by Hugh Walpole

The Bookman Magazine May 1925. Article “Some Younger English Novelists” written by Hugh Walpole

1926

Harmer John

Reading: An Essay

The Bookman Magazine November 1926 Article “On Parting with a Favorite Character” written by Hugh Walpole

Harpers Magazine June 1927 Short Story “The Tiger written by Hugh Walpole (also appears in his book of short stories, The Silver Thorn)

1927

Jeremy At Crale

1928

Anthony Trollope

Wintersmoon

The Silver Thorn

The American Legion Monthy January 1928. Part one of the article “America From The Outside in” written by Hugh Walpole

The American Legion Monthy February 1928. Part two of the article “America From The Outside in” written by Hugh Walpole

A Book With Seven Seals by Anon (Agnes Maud Davies). Foreword written by Hugh Walpole

1929

Farthing Hall (with J. B. Preistley)

Hans Frost

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The Legion Book, Edited by Captain H. Hotton Minchin,  September 1929. “Scarlatt”, a short story which was originally the first (and only) chapter of an unfinished book, started in New York in 1927, which eventually was later reworked to become published as his book The Sea Tower

1930

Rogue Herries

Behind The Screen (Chapter 1 of the Serial in The Listener Magazine Written by Hugh Walpole)

The Secret Valley, The Real Romance Of Unconquered Lakeland by Nicholas Size. Foreword by Hugh Walpole. Published by Frederick Warne And Co.

1931

Above The Dark Circus

Judith Paris

1931

Above The Dark Circus

Judith Paris

1932

Four Fantastic Tales

The Fortress

A Letter to a Modern Novelist

The Waverley Pageant

The Apple Trees. Privately printed by the Golden Cockerel Press, limited to 500 copies, an autobiographical work

1933

All Souls Night

Vanessa

The Bookman Magazine December 1933. Article “Books I Have Enjoyed In 1933” written by Hugh Walpole

British Agent by R.H. Bruce Lockhart. Foreword written by Hugh Walpole

1934

Captain Nicholas

Extracts From a Diary

Cathedral Carol Service (Promotional Book for The Inquisitor)

A Century Of Creepy Stories (Edited by Hugh Walpole). Includes The Snow, The Tarn, A Little Ghost, Mrs Lunt written by Hugh Walpole.

The Gateway Of Literature – Five Centuries of Great Tales of Youth. Introduction by Hugh Walpole, contents selected and arranged by Hugh Walpole and Wilfred Partington. Includes Jeremy and the Runaways written by Hugh Walpole.

Poems Of Lakeland, An Anthology, compiled by Mrs Ashley P. Abraham. Foreword written by Hugh Walpole

The Cathedrals Of England by Harry Batsford & Charles Fry. Foreword written by Hugh Walpole

1935

The Inquisitor

1936

A Prayer For My Son

The Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries. Includes Major Wilbraham written by Hugh Walpole

Wonderful West Cumberland. Foreword by Hugh Walpole, Published by The Whitehaven News Limited., Cumberland, 1936

1937

John Cornelius

The Cathedral (A Play in Three Acts)

The Second Century Of Creepy Stories (Edited by Sir Hugh Walpole). Includes Tarnhelm written by Hugh Walpole

1938

A Head in Green Bronze

The Joyful Delaneys

Colliers Magazine January 8th 1938. Short Story “Mother’s a Pity” written by Hugh Walpole

The Strand Magazine October 1938. Includes The Beard written by Hugh Walpole

M’Connachie And J.M.B, Speeches By J. M. Barrie Compiled by Peter Davies Limited. Preface written by Hugh Walpole

The Strand Magazine December 1938. Short Story “The Perfect Close” written by Hugh Walpole

1939

The Sea Tower

The Herries Chronicle (Combined Edition with a new Foreword)

The Haxtons (A Play in Three Acts)

The Strand Magazine July 1939. Includes The Faithful Servant written by Hugh Walpole

1940

Roman Fountain

The Bright Pavilions

The Spokesman Review, This Week Magazine Supplement. Features the article “What Is Freedom” written by Sir Hugh Walpole.

The Living Age Magazine November 1940. Article “World To Come” written by Sir Hugh Walpole

Horizon 1, No.2 1940. Essay “Henry James: A Reminiscence” written by Sir Hugh Walpole

 

1941

Open Letter of an Optimist

The Blind Man’s House

Published Posthumously

1942

The Killer and The Slain

1944

Katherine Christian

1948

Mr Huffam

1983

Behind The Screen (Chapter 1 of  Behind The Screen written by Hugh Walpole, published for the fist time in book form as “The Scoop & Behind The Scene”)