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Hugh Walpole and the English Lake District.

Hugh Walpole

Hugh Walpole and the English Lake District.

by Hugh Walpole

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Published by Macmillan and Co.] in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lake District (England) -- Description and travel.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination[31] p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20809667M

    Sir Hugh Walpole. The author of the famous Herries Chronicles is buried in St John's churchyard in Keswick. Visit his grave on the terrace overlooking the lake and the Borrowdale fells. Skiddaw Hermit. During the late 19th century George Dodd lived in a cave on the side of Skiddaw. George was a harmless fellow who eked a living as an artist. Walpole returns to the English Lake District for this novel of a mother's attempt to rescue her small son and the growth of love between them. Written as a companion piece to the author's earlier work "Captain Nicholas" with the character of Colonel Fawcus representing an invasion of the modern world forces which are dangerous and evil.

      Hugh Walpole, sadly, is virtually unknown to readers today. Even I, who almost exclusively read fiction that is more than 50 years old, would never have read Walpole if it weren't for two stories of his that have been anthologized ("The Little Ghost" in The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories, and "The Tarn" in The Weird, edited by Jeff and Reviews: Hugh Walpole is best known for his Herries Chronicle, a saga of four books relating the history of the Herries family and set in the Lake District in the north of England, where Walpole settled in his later life. The Chronicle was extremely popular, as was another series of books for children, the Jeremy trilogy.

    Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole Q Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole Walpole,_Sir Hugh Seymour Versatile English novelist whose range included disturbing studies of the macabre, children's stories and historical fiction, most notably his Herries series, set in the Lake District. The Hugh Walpole Collection has manuscripts of all the Herries novels (four novels set in the Lake District) and letters to Walpole from 13 leading English writers. Walpole lived near Keswick in Brackenbury, a house overlooking Derwentwater. The museum was once home to the legendary Girt dog of Ennerdale after it had been stuffed and mounted.


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Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, a 20th-century English novelist, had a large and varied output. Between and he wrote thirty-six novels, five volumes of short stories, two original plays and three volumes of memoirs.

Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE was a New Zealand–born English novelist. His skill at scene-setting, vivid plots, and high profile as a lecturer brought him a large readership in the United Kingdom and North America.

He was a best-selling author in the s and s, but has been largely neglected since his death. After his first novel, The Wooden Horse, Walpole wrote.

Hugh Walpole bought Brackenburn, overlooking Derwentwater, his ‘little paradise on Catbells’, in Originally a bungalow built of local Honister slate inhe enlarged it and converted the upper story of the nearby garage into a library and study, which eventually housed his library of books, and his collection of paintings.

Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE (–) was a New Zealand–born English was related to the 18th century writer Horace Walpole. Walpole was the son of an Anglican clergyman, intended for a career in the church but drawn instead to writing.

Among those who encouraged him were the authors Henry James and Arnold Bennett. His skill at scene-setting. During his lifetime Hugh Walpole But at last, here in the lonely Lake District, retribution is at hand.

Some bonds, however, prove indissoluble. A Book of Stories. By Hugh Walpole. Of Walpole's novels, the most enduring is Rogue Herries, the story of a knave in 18th Century Cumbria and the first of four books in his Herries Chronicles series.

Buy Vanessa 1st by Hugh Walpole (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. By late it was clear to Walpole, and the authorities, that his work was at an end. In London Walpole joined the Foreign Office and remained there until resigning in February For his wartime work he was awarded the CBE in In Walpole moved to a house, Brackenburn, near Keswick in the Lake District.

Hugh Walpole's out of fashion novel Rogue Herries has been adapted as a play and will be performed at the Theatre by the Lake in Keswick next spring. Hugh Walpole (right) and his partner Harold. Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole was an English novelist. A prolific writer, he published thirty-six novels, five volumes of short stories, two plays and three volumes of memoirs.

His skill at scene-setting, his vivid plots, his high profile as a lecturer and his driving ambition brought him a large readership in the United Kingdom and North America.4/5(). Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Walpole.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: "First edition. Description: xii, pages 21 cm: Responsibility: a novel by Hugh Walpole.

Abstract: This story is set in the English Lake District and involves a mother's attempts to rescue her small son from a sadist, in this instance a. Get this from a library. Rogue Herries.

[Hugh Walpole] -- Novel of the 18th century set in the mountains and woods of the English Lake District. From the lay-by, the route rises again and undulates for about km to reach the Hugh Walpole memorial.

Sir Hugh wrote the famous Herries Chronicles, a four volume saga of Cumberland family life. Wheelchair users will need to go back to the lay-by at grid reference NYor return to Gutherscale car park.

That led to a fascination in the literature of the Lake District, from authors as diverse as William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter, Arthur Ransome and Hugh Walpole. I’d climbed all the Lakeland tops before I’d heard of Alfred Wainwright as fellwalking is my main outdoor activity.

Hugh Walpole has books on Goodreads with ratings. Hugh Walpole’s most popular book is Rogue Herries. The English novelist Sir Hugh Walpole was a bestselling author of the ’s and ’s, being encouraged by Henry James and Arnold Bennett. Highly regarded for his vivid plots and skill at scene-setting, Walpole wrote prolifically, producing at least one book every year and his novels established a large readership in Britain and s: 4.

Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE (13 March – 1 June ) was an English novelist. He was the son of an Anglican clergyman, intended for a career in the church but drawn instead to writing.

Among those who encouraged him were the authors Henry James and Arnold skill at scene-setting and vivid plots, as well as his high profile as a lecturer, brought him a. Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE (13 March – 1 June ) was an English novelist. He was the son of an Anglican clergyman, intended for a career in the church but drawn instead to writing.

Among those who encouraged him were the authors Henry James and Arnold Bennett. ^ "Hugh Walpole's Study of the English Lakes – A Biography of the Lake District", The Daily Mail, 30 Mayp. 12 ^ a b Walpole (), passim ^ Agate (), p. Enjoy millions of the latest Android apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines & more.

Anytime, anywhere, across your devices. Hugh Seymour Walpole (WAWL-pohl) was born in Auckland, New Zealand, Mathe son of an English minister serving as incumbent of St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Auckland.Hugh Walpole.

Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. Live Statistics. English Articles. Improved in 24 Hours. Added in 24 Hours. Languages. Recent. Hugh Walpole (–) was a New Zealand-born English novelist. His vivid plots, skill at scene-setting, and high profile as a lecturer on literature brought him financial success and a large readership in the UK and North America in the s and s, but his work has been largely neglected since his s: 2.