Author:Walter de la Mare

Walter John de la Mare

English poet, short story writer, and novelist, probably best remembered for his works for children, his poem "The Listeners" and his highly acclaimed selection of subtle psychological horror stories.

Walter John de la Mare



Collections and short storiesEdit

  • Henry Brocken (1904)
  • The Riddle and Other Stories (1923)
    • The Almond Tree — The Count's Courtship — The Looking Glass — Miss Duveen — Selina's Parable — Seaton's Aunt — The Bird of Travel — The Bowl — The Three Friends — Lispet, Lispett & Vaine — The Tree — Out of the Deep — The Creatures — The Riddle — The Vats
  • Ding Dong Bell (1924)
  • Broomsticks and Other Tales (1925) (children's stories)
  • The Connoisseur and Other Stories (1926)

Individual short storiesEdit




Works about Walter de la MareEdit


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 1956, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 65 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.