This bibliography documents the prolific literary work of Hugh Walpole by year of publication. It’s a constant work in progress and in addition to cataloguing Hugh Walpole’s books in order, 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.
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The Wooden Horse
Maradick at Forty
Mr Perrin and Mr Traill
The Prelude To Adventure
The Story-Teller Magazine February 1915. Story “March Square: VI – ‘Enery” written by Hugh Walpole
The Golden Scarecrow
The Dark Forest
The Secret City
The Thirteen Travellers
A Hugh Walpole Anthology
The Young Enchanted
The Works Of Saki (H.H. Munro), Reginald & Reginald In Russia. With an introduction by Hugh Walpole
Babbit by Sinclair Lewis. Introduction written by Hugh Walpole
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.
The English Novel (The Rede Lecture)
My Religion. A compilation of writers featuring articles about their take on religion. Hugh Walpole contributes his article on the subject alongside Arnold Bennett, Arthur Conan Doyle, Compton Mackenzie and other notable writers of the day.
The Living Age Magazine February 1925. Autobiographical Essay “Memories Of A Cathedral Childhood” written by Hugh Walpole
Reading: An Essay
Harpers Magazine June 1927 Short Story “The Tiger written by Hugh Walpole (also appears in his book of short stories, The Silver Thorn)
Jeremy At Crale
The Silver Thorn
My Religious Experience, Affirmations: God in the modern world by Hugh Walpole
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
Farthing Hall (with J. B. Preistley)
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
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.
Above The Dark Circus
A Cottage and a Cow, privately assembled book by hand detailing the purchase of Brackenburn and his move to the lake district (only two copies known)
Four Fantastic Tales
A Letter to a Modern Novelist
The Waverley Pageant
Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, Centenary Edition. Preface by Hugh Walpole.
The Apple Trees. Privately printed by the Golden Cockerel Press, limited to 500 copies, an autobiographical work
All Souls Night
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
Extracts From a Diary. Autobiographical work, privately printed in 100 copies by Hugh Walpole
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.
The Cathedrals Of England by Harry Batsford & Charles Fry. Foreword written by Hugh Walpole
Poems Of Lakeland, An Anthology. Compiled by Mrs Ashley P Abraham, Foreword by Hugh Walpole
The PictureGoer Magazine July 7th 1934. Article “Hugh Walpole, Hardwicke and Hollywood”.
The Passing Show Magazine July 21st 1934. Article “Bingo and the Bachelor”.
A Prayer For My Son
The Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries. Includes Major Wilbraham written by Hugh Walpole
The Cathedral (A Play in Three Acts)
Titles to Fame. Edited by Denys Kilham Roberts. A compilation of essays detailing the inspiration and back stories of various authors most successful works. Hugh Walpole reveals his inspiration for Rogue Herries.
The Second Century Of Creepy Stories (Edited by Sir Hugh Walpole). Includes Tarnhelm written by Hugh Walpole
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
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
The Bright Pavilions
The Spokesman Review, This Week Magazine Supplement. Features the article “What Is Freedom” written by Sir Hugh Walpole.
The Book Crisis. Edited by Gilbert Mcallister. Published by the National Committee For The Defence Of Books. A book of minutes from the public meeting campaigning against the introduction of a proposed purchase tax on books, chaired by Hugh Walpole. Features the speech by Hugh Walpole.
Horizon 1, No.2 1940. Essay “Henry James: A Reminiscence” written by Sir Hugh Walpole
The Blind Man’s House
Open Letter of an Optimist: Macmillan War Pamphlets No. 9
The English Spirit. Edited by Anthony Weymouth. A book of transcripts of twenty talks broadcast in the Empire Service of the BBC during 1941. Features Hugh Walpole speech & article entitled “Love Of The Arts And Of England”
The Killer and The Slain
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”)