Monthly Choices by year

1929 (begins April)

The Love of the Foolish Angel* Helen Beauclerk (Collins) Fantasy.
The Embezzlers* Valentine Katacv (Ernest Behn) Trans. from the Russian by L. Zarin.
The Adventures of Ralph Rashleigh Lord Birkenhead (ed.) (Jonathan Cape) History, convict life, Australia.
Henry the Eighth Francis Hackett (Jonathan Cape) Biography.
Nicky, Son of Egg* Gerald Bullett (Heinemann)
A High Wind in Jamaica* Richard Hughes  (Chatto & Windus) Femina-Vie Heureuse prize winner.
Whiteoaks* Mazo de la Roche (Macmillan) Family saga. Canadian.
Gallopoli Memories Compton Mackenzie (Cassells) History, Autobiography, WW1.
The Lacquer Lady* F. Tennyson Jesse (Heinemann) Historical fiction, setting Burma.

1930

All Our Yesterdays* H. M. Tomlinson (Heinemann) WW1
Kristin Lavransdatter* Sigrid Undset (Cassell)  Historical fiction. Norwegian Undset, Nobel Prize for Lit. 1928
Three Daughters* Jane Dashwood (Murray)
_ And Co.* Jean-Richard Bloch (Gollancz) Trans. from the French by C. K. Scott Moncrieff
The Edwardians* Vita Sackville-West (Hogarth Press) Historical fiction. 
The Water Gypsies* A. P. Herbert (Methuen) Romantic comedy.
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer Francis Yeats-Brown (Gollancz) Autobiographical, colonies. James Tait Black Memorial Prize.
A Note in Music* Rosamond Lehmann (Chatto & Windus)
Grand Hotel* Vicki Baum (Bles) Trans. from the German by Basil Creighton. 
Mosaic* G. B. Stern (Chapman and Hall)
The Fortunes of Richard Mahoney* H. H. Richardson (pseud. Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson) (Heinemann)  Australian ‘classic’.
Diary of a Provincial Lady* E. M. Delafield (Macmillan) Comedy, satire.

 

 

 

 

* Denotes fiction