Author:William Pett Ridge

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William Pett Ridge
(1859–1930)
English author. He secured his first striking success with his fifth novel, Mord Em'ly (1898), an excellent example of his ability to draw humorous portraits of lower class life. Pen name: W. Pett Ridge

WorksEdit

(partial list)


  • A Clever Wife (1895)
  • Second Opportunity of Mr. Staplehurst (1896) IA
  • A Son of the State (1899) IA
  • Lost Property (1902) IA
  • George And The General (1904)
  • Next Door Neighbours (1904)
  • Mrs Galer's Business (1905)
  • The Wickhamses (1906)
  • Name of Garland (1907)
  • Speaking Rather Seriously (1908)
  • Sixty Nine Birnam Road (1908)
  • Table d'Hôte. Tales (1910)
  • Splendid Brother (1910)
  • From Nine to Six-Thirty (1910)
  • Light Refreshment (1911)
  • Thanks to Sanderson (1911)
  • Devoted Sparkes (1912)
  • The Remington Sentence (1913)
  • The Happy Recruit (1914)
  • The Kennedy People (1915)
  • Madame Prince (1916) IA
  • The Amazing Years (1917) IA
  • Special Performance (1918)
  • Well To Do Arthur (1920)
  • Bannerton's Agency (1921) IA
  • Richard Triumphant (1922)
  • Miss Mannering (1923)

Collections and individual short worksEdit

  • Minor Dialogues (1895)
  • An Important Man and Others (1896)
  • Outside The Radius. Stories of a London suburb (1899)
  • Lost Leaders (1899; as editor) by Andrew Lang IA : PG
  • London Only. A Set Of Common Occurrences (1901)
  • Up Side Streets: Short Stories (1903)
  • Mixed Grill (1913)
    • Third Person Singular — A Benevolent Character — The Wonderful Start — Slow Recovery — Loose Cash — Price of James McWinter — A Case of Suspicion — Question of Temperature — Foreign Affairs — Before Lunch — Counter Attractions — Hero of Hammerton Street — Damages for Libel — The Rest Cure — Reward for Courage
  • Book Here. Short Stories (1915)
  • Stray Thoughts from W. Pett Ridge (1916)
  • Just Open. Short Stories (1920)
  • Lunch Basket. Tales (1923)

Short works from magazinesEdit

One-act plays

Non-fiction

Works about RidgeEdit


 

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 1930, 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.