Persephone Books 2017-06-08T06:33:17+00:00

They’re classic. They’re stylish. They’re dove-grey. They’re so, so pretty. They’re Persephone Books.

1: ✔William – an Englishman by Cicely Hamilton
2: ✔Mariana by Monica Dickens
3: Someone at a Distance by Dorothy Whipple
4: Fidelity by Susan Glaspell
5: ✔An Interrupted Life: The Diaries and Letters of Etty Hillesum 1941-43 by Etty Hillesum
6: ✔The Victorian Chaise-longue by Marghanita Laski
7: The Home-Maker by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
8: ✔Good Evening, Mrs Craven: The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes by Mollie Panter-Downes
9: ✔Few Eggs and No Oranges by Vere Hodgson
10: Good Things in England by Florence White
11: Julian Grenfell by Nicholas Mosley
12: ✔It’s Hard to Be Hip Over Thirty by Judith Viorst
13: Consequences by E M Delafield
14: Farewell Leicester Square by Betty Miller
15: Tell It to a Stranger by Elizabeth Berridge
16: Saplings by Noel Streatfeild
17: Marjory Fleming by Oriel Malet
18:✔ Every Eye by Isobel English
19: ✔They Knew Mr Knight by Dorothy Whipple
20: A Woman’s Place: 1910-75 by Ruth Adam
21: ✔Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson
22: Consider the Years by Virginia Graham
23: Reuben Sachs by Amy Levy
24: Family Roundabout by Richmal Crompton
25: The Montana Stories by Katherine Mansfield
26: Brook Evans by Susan Glaspell
27: The Children who Lived in a Barn by Eleanor Graham
28: Little Boy Lost by Marghanita Laski
29: The Making of a Marchioness by Frances Hodgson Burnett
30: ✔Kitchen Essays by Agnes Jekyll
31: A House in the Country by Jocelyn Playfair
32: ✔The Carlyles at Home by Thea Holme
33: The Far Cry by Emma Smith
34: Minnie’s Room: The Peacetime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes by Mollie Panter-Downes
35: Greenery Street by Denis Mackail
36: Lettice Delmer by Susan Miles
37: The Runaway by Elizabeth Anna Hart
38: ✔Cheerful Weather for the Wedding by Julia Strachey
39: Manja by Anna Gmeyner
40: The Priory by Dorothy Whipple
41: Hostages to Fortune by Elizabeth Cambridge
42: The Blank Wall by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
43: The Wise Virgins by Leonard Woolf
44: Tea with Mr Rochester by Frances Towers
45: Good Food on the Aga by Ambrose Heath
46: Miss Ranskill Comes Home by Barbara Euphan Todd
47: ✔The New House by Lettice Cooper
48: The Casino by Margaret Bonham
49: Bricks and Mortar by Helen Ashton
50: The World that was Ours by Hilda Bernstein
51: Operation Heartbreak by Duff Cooper
52: The Village by Marghanita Laski
53: Lady Rose and Mrs Memmary by Ruby Ferguson
54: They Can’t Ration These by Vicomte de Mauduit
55: ✔Flush by Virginia Woolf
56: They Were Sisters by Dorothy Whipple
57: The Hopkins Manuscript by RC Sherriff
58: ✔Hetty Dorval by Ethel Wilson
59: There Were No Windows by Norah Hoult
60: Doreen by Barbara Noble
61: ✔A London Child of the 1870s by Molly Hughes
62: How To Run Your Home Without Help by Kay Smallshaw
63: Princes in the Land by Joanna Cannan
64: The Woman Novelist and Other Stories by Diana Gardner
65: Alas, Poor Lady by Rachel Ferguson
66: Gardener’s Nightcap by Muriel Stuart
67: The Fortnight in September by RC Sherriff
68: The Expendable Man by Dorothy B Hughes
69: Journal by Katherine Mansfield
70: Plats du Jour by Patience Gray and Primrose Boyd
71: The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett
72: House-Bound by Winifred Peck
73: The Young Pretenders by Edith Henrietta Fowler
74: The Closed Door and Other Stories by Dorothy Whipple
75: ✔On the Other Side: Letters to my Children from Germany 1940-46 by Mathilde Wolff-Mönckeberg
76: The Crowded Street by Winifred Holtby
77: Daddy’s Gone A-Hunting by Penelope Mortimer
78: ✔A Very Great Profession by Nicola Beauman
79: Round About a Pound a Week by Maud Pember Reeves
80: The Country Housewife’s Book by Lucy H Yates
81: ✔Miss Buncle’s Book by DE Stevenson
82: Amours de Voyage by Arthur Hugh Clough
83: ✔Making Conversation by Christine Longford
84: A New System of Domestic Cookery by Mrs Rundell
85: High Wages by Dorothy Whipple
86: ✔To Bed with Grand Music by Marghanita Laski
87: Dimanche and Other Stories by Irène Némirovsky
88: Still Missing by Beth Gutcheon
89: The Mystery of Mrs Blencarrow by Mrs Oliphant
90: The Winds of Heaven by Monica Dickens
91: Miss Buncle Married by DE Stevenson
92: Midsummer Night in the Workhouse by Diana Athill
93: The Sack of Bath by Adam Fergusson
94: No Surrender by Constance Maud
95: Greenbanks by Dorothy Whipple
96: Dinners for Beginners by Rachel and Margaret Ryan
97: Harriet by Elizabeth Jenkins
98: ✔A Writer’s Diary by Virginia Woolf
99: Patience by John Coates
100: The Persephone Book of Short Stories
101: Heat Lightning by Helen Hull
102: The Exiles Return by Elisabeth de Waal
103: The Squire by Enid Bagnold
104: The Two Mrs Abbotts by DE Stevenson
105: ✔Diary of a Provincial Lady by E M Delafield
106: Into the Whirlwind by Eugenia Ginzburg
107: Wilfred and Eileen by Jonathan Smith
108: The Happy Tree by Rosalind Murray
109: The Country Life Cookery Book by Ambrose Heath
110: Because of the Lockwoods by Dorothy Whipple
111: London War Notes by Mollie Panter-Downes
112: Vain Shadow by Jane Hervey
113: Greengates by RC Sherriff
114: Gardeners’ Choice by Evelyn Dunbar and Charles Mahoney
115: Maman, What Are We Called Now? by Jacqueline Mesnil-Amar
116: A Lady and Her Husband by Amber Reeves
117: The Godwits Fly by Robin Hyde
118: Every Good Deed and Other Stories by Dorothy Whipple
119: Long Live Great Bardfield by Tirzah Garwood
120: Madame Solario by Gladys Huntington
121: Effi Briest by Theodor Fontane
122: Earth and High Heaven by Gwethalyn Graham