Author:Leonard Merrick

Leonard Merrick
(1864–1939)
English novelist. Although largely forgotten today, he was widely admired by his peers; J. M. Barrie called Merrick the "novelist's novelist."
Leonard Merrick

WorksEdit

NovelsEdit

Short stories and collectionsEdit

  • This Stage of Fools (1896) (external scan)
  • Whispers About Women (1906) (external scan)
  • The Man Who Understood Women and Other Stories (1908)
    • The Man Who Understood Women — A Very Good Thing for the Girl — The Woman Who Wished to Die — Frankenstein II — The Tale that Wouldn't Do — The Laurels and the Lady — The Child in the Garden — A Letter to the Duchess — The Prince in the Fairy Tale — With Intent to Defraud — Dead Violets — The Favourite Plot — Time, the Humorist — The Back of Bohemia — The Lady of Lyons' — The Third M — The Bishop's Comedy — A Reverie — The Reconciliation — The Call from the Past
  • While Paris Laughed (1918) (external scan)
  • A Chair on the Boulevard (1919) (external scan)
  • To Tell You the Truth (1922) (external scan)
  • The Call from the Past and Other Stories (1924)

Individual short storiesEdit

PlaysEdit

  • The Free Pardon, with F. C. Philips
  • When the Lamps are Lighted
  • My Innocent Boy
  • The Elixir of Youth
  • A Woman in the Case written with George R. Sims


 

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1925.


The author died in 1939, 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 80 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.