This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Sir Hugh Walpole (1884-1941)
|Title:||Rogue Herries (The Herries Chronicles #1)|
|Publisher:||Macmillan & Co.|
|Tags:||English Literature, fiction, Great Britain, romance, Film Adaptation, Family Saga|
The first in the Herries Chronicle saga by Hugh Walpole.
The tale of Francis Herries, the "rogue" of the title. A violent and impetuous man, a faithless husband and a capricious father, the Borrowdale valley (his home for 40 years) and his unrequited love for gypsy Mirabell Starr are the two forces which drive him. [Suggest a different description.]
Author Bio for Walpole, Hugh
Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (March 13, 1884 - June 1, 1941) was a British Novelist during the first half of the Twentieth Century. He was one of the most popular authors of his times, until his literary reputation was destroyed by Somerset Maugham.
His most famous novel is perhaps Rogue Herries, the first of four books in his Herries Chronicles series. He wrote thirty-six novels, and five volumes of short stories.
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