Richmal Crompton

Richmal Crompton Lamburn was an English author; initially trained as a schoolmistress but later became a popular English writer, best known for her Just William series of books, humorous short stories, and to a lesser extent adult fiction books. The (Just William) series has spawned various television, film, theatre and radio adaptations.

Works Edit

(Partial list)

Just William short story collections Edit

Just William plays Edit

  • William and the Artist's Model, 1956
  • William the Terrible, BBC Radio Plays volume 1, 2008.
  • William the Lionheart, BBC Radio Plays volume 2, 2008.Schutte
  • William the Peacemaker, BBC Radio Plays volume 3, 2009.Schutte
  • William the Avenger, BBC Radio Plays volume 4, 2009.
  • William the Smuggler, BBC Radio Plays volume 5, 2010.
  • William's Secret Society, BBC Radio Plays volume 6, 2010.

William-like books Edit

  • Enter—Patricia, 1927
  • Jimmy, 1949
  • Jimmy Again, 1951
  • Jimmy the Third, 1965

Others Edit

  • The Innermost Room, 1923
  • The Hidden Light, 1924
  • Anne Morrison, 1925
  • David Wilding, 1926
  • The House, 1926 (also published as Dread Dwelling)
  • Kathleen and I, and, of Course, Veronica, 1926 (short stories)
  • Millicent Dorrington, 1927
  • A Monstrous Regiment, 1927 (short stories)
  • Leadon Hill, 1927

Individual short stories Edit


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

This author died in 1969, so works by this author are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 53 years or less. These works may 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.


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