Book Reviews

Here is a list of the reviews on the blog, alphabetically by author surname:

Aldington, Richard – Seven Against Reeves (1938)

Allingham, Margery, Police at the Funeral

Allingham, Margery – The Fashion in Shrouds (1938)

Arlen, Michael – The Green Hat (1924)

Arlen, Michael – May Fair (1925)

Arlen, Michael – Young Men in Love (1927)

Armstrong, Thomas – Dover Harbour (1942)

Armstrong, Thomas – The Ring Had No End (1958)

Armstrong, Thomas – The Face of a Madonna (1964)

Barclay, Florence – The Upas Tree (1912)

Baring, Maurice – Robert Peckham (1930)

‘Bartimeus’ – The Bartimeus Omnibus (1935)

Bennett, Arnold – Whom God Hath Joined (1906)

Bennett, Arnold – Clayhanger (1910) and Review 2

Bennett, Arnold – Riceyman Steps (1923)

Bennett, Arnold – The Lion’s Share (1915)

Bennett, Arnold – The Vanguard (1927)

Berkeley, Anthony – Jumping Jenny (1933)

Birmingham, George A. – The Major’s Candlesticks (1929)

Brand, Christianna – Green for Danger (1945)

Bridge, Ann – Frontier Passage (1942)

Bruce, Leo – Case with Four Clowns (1939)

Buchan, John – Prester John (1910)

Buchan, John – The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915)

Buchan, John – Greenmantle (1916)

Buchan, John – Mr Standfast (1919)

Buchan, John – The Three Hostages (1924)

Buchan, John – The Path of the King (1921)

Buchan, John – The Island of Sheep (1936)

Cambridge, Ada – The Three Miss Kings (1883)

Canning, Victor – Fountain Inn (1939)

Canning, Victor – Green Battlefield (1943)

Canning, Victor – The Circle of the Gods (1977)

Christie, Agatha – N or M? (1941)

Cloete, Stuart – Turning Wheels (1937)

Colmore, Gertrude – Suffragette Sally (1911)

Compton-Burnett, Ivy – A House and Its Head (1935)

Compton-Burnett, Ivy – Manservant and Maidservant (1947)

Compton-Burnett, Ivy – A Heritage and Its History (1959)

Cooper, Lettice – The New House (1936)

Cooper, Lettice – National Provincial (1938)

Corelli, Marie – The Sorrows of Satan (1895)

Crompton, Richmal – Narcissa (1941)

Cronin, A. J. – Three Loves (1932)

Cronin, A. J. – The Stars Look Down (1935)

Cronin, A. J. – The Citadel (1937)

Danby, Frank (Julia Frankau) – Mothers and Children (1918)

Danby, Frank (Julia Frankau) – Concert Pitch (1913)

Deeping, Warwick – The Dark House (1941)

Deeping, Warwick – Reprieve (1945)

De la Mare, Walter – The Return (Revised edition, 1945)

Delafield, E. M. – Diary of a Provincial Lady

Delafield, E. M. – The War-Workers (1918)

Dell, Ethel M., – The Bars of Iron (1916)

Dell, Ethel M., – The Way of an Eagle (1912)

Dell, Ethel M., – The Lamp in the Desert (1919)

Dell, Ethel M., – The Top of the World (1920)

Dell, Ethel M., – A Man Under Authority (1926)

Douglas, O., – Jane’s Parlour (1937)

Douglas Sedgwick, Anne – Tante (1911)

Douglas Sedgwick, Anne – Paths of Judgment (1904)

Doyle, Sir Athur Conan, The Land of Mist (1926)

Du Maurier, Daphne – Mary Anne (1954)

Elder, Josephine – Sister Ann Resigns (1931)

Farnol, Jeffery – The Geste of Duke Jocelyn (1919)

Farnol, Jeffery – The Chronicles of the Imp (1915)

Forester, C. S., – The African Queen (1935)

Forester, C. S., The Happy Return (1937)

Forester, C. S., Hornblower and the ‘Atropos’ (1953)

Forester, C. S. Lieutenant Hornblower (1952)

Frankau, Gilbert – One of Us: A Novel in Verse (1912)

Frankau, Gilbert – Peter Jackson, Cigar Merchant  (1919)

Frankau, Gilbert – Christopher Strong (1931)

Frankau, Gilbert – Christopher Strong (1931) Review 2

Frankau, Gilbert – Christopher Strong – the movie, not the novel (1933)

Frankau, Gilbert – The Dangerous Years (1937)

Frankau, Pamela – Fifty-fifty (1936)

Frankau, Pamela – Some New Planet (1937)

Frankau, Pamela – The Foolish Apprentices (1933)

Frankau, Pamela – The Bridge (1957)

Gaye, Phoebe Fenwick – Vivandière (1929)

Gibbons, Stella – Westwood

Goudge, Elizabeth – The Castle on the Hill (1942)

Goudge, Elizabeth – The Rosemary Tree (1956)

Greenwood, Walter – The Cleft Stick (1937)

Greenwood, Walter – Only Mugs Work (1938)

Grey, Zane – Riders of the Purple Sage (1912)

Hall, Radclyffe – The Well of Loneliness (1928)

Halsbury, Earl of – 1944 (1926)

Hay, Ian – The Right Stuff (1908)

Hay, Ian – Carrying On – After the First Hundred Thousand (1917)

Hewlett, Maurice – The Forrest Lovers (1898)

Heyer, Georgette – An Infamous Army (1937)

Holdsworth, Ethel Carnie – Helen of Four Gates (1917)

Holtby, Winifred – The Crowded Street (1924)

Holtby, Winifred – Mandoa, Mandoa! (1933)

Hope, Anthony – Tristram of Blent (1925)

Hope, Anthony – Mrs Maxon Protests (1911)

Innes, Michael – Death at the President’s LodgingDeath at the President’s Lodging (1936)

Irwin, Margaret – Still She Wished for Company (1924)

Jameson, Storm – Cloudless May (1943)

Jameson, Storm – Company Parade (1934)

Jameson, Storm – The Lovely Ship (1927)

Jacob, Naomi – The Morning Will Come (1953)

Jenkins, Herbert – Bindle (1916)

Jenkins, Herbert – Adventures of Bindle (1919)

Jenkins, Herbert – Patricia Brent, Spinster (1918)

Kaye Smith, Sheila – Joanna Godden (1921) Review 2

Kaye Smith, Sheila – Challenge to Sirius (1917)

Kaye Smith, Sheila – Sussex Gorse (1916)

Kennedy, Margaret – Lucy Carmichael (1951)

Knox, Ronald – The Three Taps (1927)

Laski, Marghanita – Love on the Supertax (1944)

Laski, Marghanita – Tory Heaven (1948)

Laski, Marghanita – Little Boy Lost (1949)

Laski, Marghanita – The Village (1952)

Le Queux, William – The Day of Temptation (1899)

Lewis, C S – Out of the Silent Planet (1938)

Linklater, Eric – Ripeness is All (1935)

Linklater, Eric – The Sailor’s Holiday (1937)

Linklater, Eric – Juan in China (1937)

Linklater, Eric – The Merry Muse (1959)

London, Jack – White Fang (1907)

London, Jack – The Scarlet Plague (1912)

London, Jack – A Son of the Sun (1912)

Macaulay, Rose – Keeping Up Appearances (1928)

A.G. Macdonell – Lords and Masters (1936)

Mackenzie, Compton – Carnival (1912)

Mackenzie, Compton – Sinister Street (1913)

Mackenzie, Compton – Guy and Pauline (1915)

Mackenzie, Compton – Fairy Gold (1926)

Mannin, Ethel – Confessions and Impressions (1930)

Masters, John – Bhowani Junction (1954)

Mitchell, Gladys – Speedy Death (1929)

Mordaunt, Elinor – The Garden of Contentment (1902)

Mordaunt, Elinor – The Little Soul (1920)

Mordaunt, Elinor – Prelude to Death (1936)

Mordaunt, Elinor – Sinabada (1937)

Talbot Mundy – King of the Khyber Rifles (1916)

Nichols, Beverley – Crazy Pavements (1927)

Nichols, Beverley – Twenty-Five (1926)

Orczy, Baroness – The Scarlet Pimpernel (1905)

Orczy, Baroness – Lord Tony’s Wife (1917)

Ould, Hermon – John Galsworthy (1935)

Priestley, J. B. with H. Walpole – Farthing Hall (1929)

Priestley, J. B. – Angel Pavement (1930)

Priestley, J. B., – They Walk in the City (1936)

Priestley, J. B. – Let the People Sing (1939)

Priestley, J. B., – Daylight on Saturday (1943)

Priestley, J. B. – Bright Day (1946)

Priestley, J. B. – The Magicians (1954)

Priestley, J. B. – The Shapes of Sleep (1962)

Prouty, Olive Higgins – Now Voyager (1941)

Raymond, Ernest – Tell England (1922)

Ridge, W. Pett – Thomas Henry (1909)

Ridge, W. Pett – Thanks to Sanderson (1911)

Ridge, W. Pett – Miss Mannering (1923)

Ridge, W. Pett – Just Like Aunt Bertha (1925)

Riley, Willie – Windyridge (1912)

Riley, Willie – Olive of Sylcote (1918)

Riley, Willie – Jerry and Ben (1919)

Riley, Willie – Rachel Bland’s Inheritance (1923)

Riley, Willie – Laycock of Lonedale (1924)

Riley, Willie – Witch-Hazel (1928)

Riley, Willie – Jack and John (1935)

Roche, Mazo de la – Finch’s Fortune (1931)

Roche, Mazo de la – The Building of Jalna (1944)

Roche, Mazo de la – Mary Wakefield (1949)

Russell, Leonard (ed) – Parody Party (1936)

Sackville-West, Edward, The Ruin (1926)

Sackville-West, Edward, Simpson (1931)

Sayers, Dorothy L. – Busman’s Honeymoon (1937)

Sayers, Dorothy L. – Clouds of Witness (1926)

Sharp, Margery – The Eye of Love (1957)

Sharp, Margery – Martha in Paris (1962)

Shute, Nevil – The Chequer Board (1947)

Shute, Nevil – The Far Country (1952)

Shute, Nevil – In the Wet (1953)

Sidgwick, Mrs Alfred – Cousin Ivo (1899)

Sidgwick, Mrs Alfred – Cynthia’s Way (1901)

Sidgwick, Mrs Alfred – Below Stairs (1913)

Sidgwick, Mrs Alfred – Karen (1918)

Sidgwick, Mrs Alfred – Refugee (1934)

Smith, Eleanor – The Man in Grey, a Regency Romance (1941)

Spring, Howard – Fame is the Spur (1940)

Spring, Howard – Dunkerley’s (1946)

Spring, Howard – The Houses in Between (1951)

Spring, Howard – A Sunset Touch (1953)

Spring, Howard – The Autobiography of Howard Spring (1972)

Stanton, Barbara – WAAF into Wife (1943)

Steen, Marguerite – The Woman in the Back Seat (1959)

Strachey, Julia – Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (1932)

Streatfeild, Noel – The Whicharts (1931)

Struther, Jan – Mrs Miniver (1939)

Taylor, Elizabeth – Angel (1957)

Tey, Josephine – The Franchise Affair (1948)

Thirkell, Angela – Peace Breaks Out (1946)

Tomlinson, H. M. – All Our Yesterdays (1930)

Tomlinson, H. M. – All Hands! (1937)

Varty-Smith, Augusta – She Was His Wife (1936)

Wallace, Edgar – Sanders of the River (1911)

Walpole, Hugh – The Cathedral (1922)

Walpole, Hugh – The Man with Red Hair (1925)

Walpole, Hugh, with Priestley, J. B.  – Farthing Hall (1929)

Walpole, Hugh – Judith Paris (1931)

Walpole, Hugh – The Killer and the Slain (1942)

Webb, Mary – The House in Dormer Forest (1920)

Wells, H. G. – The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896)

Wells, H. G. – Ann Veronica (1909)

Wells, H.G. – Ann Veronica (1909)

Whipple, Dorothy – High Wages (1930)

Whipple, Dorothy – Someone at a Distance (1953)

Williams, Charles – Descent into Hell (1937)

Williams, Charles – Many Dimensions (1931)

Williamson, Henry – The Beautiful Years (1921)

Williamson, Henry – Tarka the Otter (1927)

Williamson, Henry – The Sun in the Sands (1945)

Wilkins, Vaughan – Once Upon a Time: An Adventure (1949)

Wodehouse, P. G. – Piccadilly Jim (1917)

Wodehouse, P. G. – Ukridge (1923)

Wodehouse, P. G. – The Heart of a Goof (1926)

Wodehouse, P. G. – Eggs, Beans and Crumpets (1940)

Wodehouse, P. G. – Mike and Psmith (1953)

Wood, Mrs Henry – East Lynne (1861)

von Arnim, Elizabeth – Elizabeth and her German Garden (1898)

von Arnim, Elizabeth – The Benefactress (1901)

von Arnim, Elizabeth – Fraulein Schmidt and Mr Anstruther (1907)

von Arnim, Elizabeth – The Pastor’s Wife (1914)

von Arnim, Elizabeth – In the Mountains (1920)

von Arnim, Elizabeth – Father (1931)

Young, E. H. – The Vicar’s Daughter (1928)

Young, E. H. – Yonder (1912)

Young, E. H. – Chatterton Square (1947)

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