Author:Thomas Anstey Guthrie

Thomas Anstey Guthrie

English novelist and journalist, who wrote his comic novels under the Pseudonym F. Anstey. Best remembered for his comic novels including Vice Versa (1882), The Giant's Robe, and other works. Baboo Hurry Bungsho Jabberjee, B.A. (1897), and A Bayard from Bengal (1902) are humorous yet truthful studies of the East Indian with a veneer of English civilization.

Thomas Anstey Guthrie


  • Only Toys! (1903)
  • Salted Almonds (1906) (external scan)
  • Winnie, An Everyday Story (1909)
  • In Brief Authority (1915) (external scan)
  • Percy and Others (1915)
  • The Last Load (1925)
  • The Would-Be Gentleman (Adapted From Molière's Le Bourgeois gentilhomme) (1927)
  • The Imaginary Invalid (Adapted From Molière's Le Malade imaginaire) (1929)
  • Humour and Fantasy (1931)
  • A Long Retrospect (1936)

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Works about GuthrieEdit


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1927.

The author died in 1934, 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.