Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • Adrian Glynde is a thirteen year old boy who has lost his father in WWI and has a troubled relationship with his mother. He struggles with loneliness, complicated family ties and the difficult reality around him as he attempts to grow up and figure o...



  • Since his volume of short stories, The Bazaar, Martin Armstrong has written two novels, The Goat and Compasses and Desert. This new volume of tales show, however, that he had no intention of abandoning the short story, and it displays, besides, a bre...


  • Venus Over Lannery is charmingly and gracefully written. First published in 1936, this is one of those great novels that can be savoured from first to last with the leisurely enjoyment that comes only from the true literary gift. Martin Armstrong wri...


  • Mr. Darby is a thoroughly agreeable gentleman of modest circumstances and romantic leanings who suddenly inherits a fortune of millions.Here at last he has a chance to indulge his tastes and fancies; he can smoke the most expensive cigars, drink cham...


  • Martin Armstrong came at last into his own upon publication of St. Christopher's Day. Previously known to a small inner circle only, he now found himself week after week in the list of best sellers published by such papers as The Observer, The Specta...


  • An audiobook in which a young woman marries an old man and falls in love with her stepson, an excellent example of early 20th-century psychological realism. Martin Donisthorpe Armstrong (October 2, 1882—February 24, 1974) was an English writer ...


  • 'These stories have considerable range of subject, but in general they are stay-at-home- tales depicting cloistered lives and delicate, finely fibred minds. Mr Armstrong writes beautifully.' Nation and Athenaeum....