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Hugh Walpole, a biography.

Rupert Hart-Davis

Hugh Walpole, a biography.

by Rupert Hart-Davis

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walpole, Hugh, -- Sir, -- 1884-1941.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA Harvest book, HB 52
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 467 p.
    Number of Pages467
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22349678M

    By: Hugh Walpole () This is a literary biography of Joseph Conrad ( – ) who is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English. He was granted British nationality in , but always considered himself a Pole. Hugh Walpole 13 March - 1 June Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole was a prolific novelist, born in New Zealand, but educated and lived in England, apart from a spell in Russia during WWI (Wikipedia).Written works: The Dark Forest, Fortitude, Farthing Hall, Joseph Conrad, The Herries Chronicle.

    Hugh WALPOLE ( - ) This is a literary biography of Joseph Conrad ( – ) who is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English. He was granted British nationality in , but always considered himself a Pole. Sir Hugh Walpole, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (13 March – 1 June ) was an English novelist. A prolific writer, he published thirty-six novels, five volumes of short stories, two plays and three volumes of memoirs.

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Hugh Walpole was, along with such forgotten authors as Priestly and Bennett, one of the most popular writers of middle-brow fiction in Britain during the early and middle years of the Twentieth Century.

His biographer, Rupert Hart-Davis, was, for a few years, the publisher of his own imprint that specialized in fine books concerning that soon /5(5). If you're interested in Hugh Walpole and his work (and probably there are fewer of those around now than there were 60 years ago) this is an exhaustive biography (with a minor omission characteristic of the age in which it was written)/5(5).

Hugh Walpole has books on Goodreads with ratings. Hugh Walpole’s most popular book is Rogue Herries. Hugh Walpole is an author not well known these days but he tells a really good story, and writes extremely well.

He was popular in the early twentieth century. Rogue Harries is the first book in a series of four which is a biography.

book under the title 'The Herries Chronicle'/5. Read the full-text online edition of Hugh Walpole, a Biography: A Biography (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Hugh Walpole, a Biography: A Biography. Hugh Walpole, a Biography: A Biography. By Rupert Hart-Davis. No cover image.

Hugh Walpole, a Biography: A Biography HENRY JAMES TO HUGH WALPOLE. 12 November Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE was born Hugh Walpole Auckland, New Zealand, on March 13th, His parents had moved to New Zealand inbut his mother, Mildred, unable to settle there, eventually persuaded her husband, Somerset, an Anglican clergyman, to accept another post, this time in New York in /5(1).

Hugh Walpole: a biography. [Rupert Hart-Davis] Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: First published in by Macmillan, the author draws on Walpole's journals, letters and diaries to give an intimate portrayal of both the man and the writer. Hugh Walpole; Hugh Walpole: Material Type: Biography.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hart-Davis, Rupert, Hugh Walpole, a biography. [New York], [Harcourt, Brace & World], []. Read Hugh Walpole ’s biography, works and quotes online for free.

offers the most comprehensive collection of books and writings by Hugh Walpole Hugh Walpole Book List. Hugh Walpole Book Reviews, Read Hugh Walpole eBooks Online to Save Paper. Hugh Walpole was born in Auckland, New Zealand in and as a boy was sent to England to be educated.

Bullied and miserable at school, young Walpole took refuge in the library, where he devoured the novels of Austen, Scott, Trollope and others, and he knew from an early age that he wanted to become a novelist. This book is Hugh Walpole’s second volume in his Jeremy semi-autobiographical trilogy - sequel to Jeremy () and followed by Jeremy at Crale () - about a year-old English boy.

Published to critical acclaim across the world, it quickly became a best seller. Image caption The Times described Walpole as a "sentimental egotist" in his obituary. Sir Hugh Walpole was one of the most popular and prolific authors of the first half of the 20th Century - but.

Delphi Complete Works of Hugh Walpole (Illustrated) (Delphi Series Eight Book 10) by Hugh Walpole. out of 5 stars 4. Kindle Edition Rogue Herries (Herries Chronicles) by Walpole, Hugh () 1 Jan out of 5 stars 4. Paperback. Hugh Walpole - Joseph Conrad - A Biography by Hugh Walpole,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2).

Hugh Seymour Walpole (WAWL-pohl) was born in Auckland, New Zealand, Mathe son of an English minister serving as incumbent of St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Auckland.

Explore books by Hugh Walpole with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE (13 March – 1 June ) was an English novelist. He was the son of an Anglican clergyman, intended for a career in the church but drawn instead to writing.

Among those who encouraged him were the authors Henry James and Arnold skill at scene-setting and vivid plots, as well as his high profile as a lecturer, brought him a large readership in. Biografie van de Engelse schrijver Hugh Semour Walpole ().

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Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE was born in Auckland, New Zealand, on March 13th, His parents had moved to New Zealand inbut his mother, Mildred, unable to settle there, eventually persuaded her husband, Somerset, an Anglican clergyman, Pages: In the first place, this is very good reading, holds the interest from first to last, and has that sense of impending horror that is characteristic of certain of Walpole's novels (The Man With The Red Hair, etc.).

If Rebecca had not caught the imagination of the public, The Sea Tower, might have struck just that note. As it is, one cannot but sense a reaching out for the same market; one feels.Hugh Walpole; Hugh Walpole (primary author only) Author division.

Hugh Walpole is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Includes. Hugh Walpole is composed of 12 names.

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