Author:Hugh Seymour Walpole

Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole
Versatile English novelist whose range included the macabre, children's stories and historical fiction; most notably his Herries series, set in the Lake District.
Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole


Thematic series

The London NovelsEdit

Scenes from Provincial LifeEdit

The Jeremy storiesEdit

  • Jeremy (1919) (external scan)
  • Jeremy and Hamlet (1923) (short stories)
    • Come out of the Kitchen — Conscience Money — The Dance — Saladin and the Black Bishop — Poodle — The Night Raiders — Young Baltimore — The Ruffians — The Picture-Book — Uncle Percy — The Runaways — A Fine Day
  • Jeremy at Crale (1927)

Four Fantastic TalesEdit

Herries seriesEdit

  • Rogue Herries (1930)
  • Judith Paris (1931)
  • The Fortress (1932)
  • Vanessa (1933)
  • The Bright Pavilions (1940)
  • Katherine Christine (1943)



  • The Young Huntress (1933)
  • The Cathedral (1936)
  • The Haxtons (1939)

Short works from magazinesEdit

Included in Jeremy and Hamlet (1923)

  • "Jeremy and the Ruffians" (1922, Century) (as "The Ruffians") ss
  • "The Picture-Book" (1923, Everybody's) ss
  • "Runaways" (1923, Everybody's) ss
  • "A Fine Day" (1923, Everybody's) ss

Works about WalpoleEdit


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1941, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.