Books: Hugh Walpole

He Wrote His First Novel for the Family Cook

Hugh Walpole advanced jovially into the office last week, looking a trifle thinner than when I last saw him. He had returned from delivering 180 lectures; had purchased a large collection of etchings with the proceeds from them, thus indulging his latest hobby. He acted for all the world like a schoolboy who has just started for his summer vacation, and affirmed that he was enjoying himself. He will not return to England until the end of June. Meanwhile, the author of Fortitude, The Cathedral,...

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