Book List in Order: 22 titles

  • Delderfield goes to war-World War II at home in England-and the result is a typically genial but some what half-hearted nostalgia-farce-satire that falls somewhere between Evelyn Waugh and No Time for Sergeants....


  • On village greens throughout Britain, stone memorials stand witness to the Great War and its terrible cost in human life. The remote Devon village of Shallowford is no exception. Many of its men fail to return, and many of those who do are forced to ...



  • The story of a modern Mr Chips suddenly fed up with his life as a schoolteacher, who leaves wife, home, and all he owns to set out on the road to freedom. Ahead lies Mr Sugg, the odd little man who teaches him the antiques trade, the generous hearted...


  • This tale of the Peninsular campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars offers unforgettable adventure. In the lead is young ensign Keith Graham, trying desperately to elude capture and certain death. At his side is Gwyneth, beautiful, smart, experienced—a wo...


  • Paul Craddock is still young when he is invalided out of the army after the Boer War and he discovers the neglected estate of Shallowford in a secluded corner of Devon. It seems remote from the march of progress. But as storm clouds gather over Europ...


  • Weaving the fortunes of the patriarchal Adam Swann and his family into the pageantry of English history in the years following Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee of 1897, this sweeping historical novel takes Swann's four sons and daughter into the peri...


  • In the early summer of 1792, young David Treloar left his native England for Paris -- and landed in the middle of one of history's most intense dramas, the infamous Reign of Terror. There he fell in love with quiet, darkly beautiful Charlotte Lamotte...


  • "R.F. Delderfield is a born storyteller." — Sunday Mirror The beloved classic saga from master author R. F. Delderfield, subject of a landmark BBC miniseries. To Serve Them All My Days is the moving saga of David Powlett-Jones, who returns from Wor...






  • A brilliantly woven tapestry of history and adventure, this imposing novel continues the saga of the Victorian giant of commerce Adam Swann and his tough-minded wife, as it follows their fortunes in the penultimate decade of the nineteenth century, a...


  • A MAGNIFICENT SAGA BEGINS! From the dusty plains and bloody battles of India to the teeming slums of 19th-century London, this is the epic saga of Adam Swann, the dynasty he founded, and the tempestuous runaway girl he met on the moors who became ...


  • The residents of a South London street face World War II together in this novel from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Dreaming Suburb. Years ago, the Great War tore apart the lives of the families living on Manor Park Avenue in South Lo...


  • Paul and Claire Craddock have grown older in years - but not in spirit. World War II is over. But for Craddock and his family there are new battles to be fought and won. The new property laws enable speculators to reap huge profits from agricultural ...


  • Paul Craddock is still young when he is invalided out of the army after the Boer War and he discovers the neglected estate of Shallowford in a secluded corner of Devon. It seems remote from the march of progress. But as storm clouds gather over Europ...


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    Nat Hearn came back from the War to be assistant editor and can carrier in chief of the Sandcome Clarion.R.F. Delderfield takes the lid off small town life with a relish born of experience and reveals the politicking and doubtful but only too human m...



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    From the New York Times–bestselling author of God is an Englishman comes the timeless story of a love that could not be denied, set in the countryside of early twentieth-century England. Fifteen-year-old John Leigh is living with his aunt and uncle...


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    Between the wars, the lives of four neighboring English families intersect in this “highly recommended” saga by a New York Times–bestselling author (Sunday Express). In the spring of 1919, his wife’s death brings Sergeant Jim Carver home from...


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    The hero of R.F. Delderfield's memorable and haunting novel is Kent ("Pip") Stuart, a young man growing up in a small English seaside town, engaged to a pretty, sensible local girl, but momentarily dazzled by the possibility of higher things. A ma...


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    Comrades and heroes, the seven warriors slog through the swirl and tumult of the Napoleonic Wars, fighting for their lives across Europe, until they confront their destiny at Waterloo. This stirring saga is drawn from true stories left behind by the ...


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