Book List in Order:26 titles

  • This outstanding collection is made up of two short novels, A Day Off and The Single Heart, and three long stories which show the variety of the author’s great writing skills that make her one of the most distinguished of women writers. In A Day...


  • Aristide Michal's wife Lotte is not his wife, nor is his son Philippe his son. He is deeply attached to both, and to the modest little Hotel Moderne Aristide he is running in a village in the hills behind Nice and Cannes, with its admirable small res...


  • First published in 1957, this astonishing novel describes a seductive world in which the action of the story unfolds: cultivated, privileged, secure, the close-knit world of an Oxford college, epitomized by the Master and the Master's house, a haven ...


  • In The Journal of Mary Hervey Russell , Storm Jameson has chosen a form which enables her to use a rich supply both of public occurrences and personal knowledge and experience for the exercise of that imaginative observation which is characteristic ...


  • With literary ability, clarity of style, and astonishing inventiveness, Storm Jameson tells the story of people who - as may happen to any one of us at any time - are forced to make a supremely momentous decision. The author's intellectual curiosity,...


  • First published in 1962, this is a light comedy with a chorus. The action takes place on seven days,spread over a period of between four or five weeks during May and June 1958. During that time, Sarah Faulkner, celebrated diseuse, who has come home ...


  • There is the everlasting possibility of disobedience, civil disorder, destruction, yes, yes - but the mere whisper or cloud no larger than a man's hand of revolution in this country is madness" It is 6th May 1926, the third day of the General Strike...


  • Sergeant Jebb - S.J. as he is called - is a distinguished British historian. He has shaped his life pretty much as he wished, subordinating personal responsibilities and professional rewards to his private standards of integrity and scholarship. Or s...


  • June 1890, Portugal. A child was born in somewhat curious circumstances. Until the age of sixteen, his life was a safe and happy one. At that point it changed suddenly, almost brutally. Handicapped by a physically freakish appearance, he not only sur...






  • Much of the action of The Black Laurel takes place in Berlin, 1945. But it is not a novel about Germany. It concerns a group of English people whose duties or interests place them in Berlin during the first summer of the Occupation. They are involved...


  • First published in 1943, Cloudless May explores the political and psychological circumstances of the defeat of France in the Spring of 1940.The novel follows the life of a French businessman, his friends and his mistress, as they try to weather the...


  • When a country is invaded and occupied for a long time, the rents that appear in human relationships are not all, or always, due to the brutality of the invader - his kindness can be equally dangerous and disturbing. What happens to a French girl who...


  • This short book offers the dispassionate but sharp-tongued comments on the novel, by an old fiction hand, a personal exercise of taste and judgment, backed by a life interest in the history and methods of literary criticism. It reviews the evergreen ...


  • Storm Jameson's fine novel tells the story of two men, their beginnings, ambitions, wives, failures, successes.Gregory Mott is seen at first solely through the eyes of other people: the old man who taught him when he was a child; his aristocratic wif...


  • Six years after the Great War, a promising writer—Hervey Russell—is frustrated by her career and her marriage to an unloving man. Her desperate longing for a new beginning finds an outlet when she encounters her war-damaged cousin Nicholas, who u...


  • "She was too restless to work or write. She thought of Richard, of her unmanageable desires and her unabateable ambitions...My life is in pieces, I am nothing, I have achieved nothing; yet I will, she thought." In the month of the 1918 Armistice a y...



  • Storm Jameson writes of Stendhal "as one speaks in suitable company of a friend". She knew him very well. Over the years she read everything available by him and she immersed herself in his life and his writings - and the two cannot be sepa...


  • She was Mrs. Sylvia Russell now, years into a loveless marriage to a sea captain far beneath her station. Perhaps she had only herself to blame. Self-willed from girlhood, she had rebelled against the wishes of her mother Mary Hervey, head of one o...


  • This Was England Our story begins with the birth of Mary Hanskye in 1841 as the Industrial Revolution is changing the face of pastoral England. While still a child, Mary comes under the influence of her uncle, one of England’s great shipbuilders...


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    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning...


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