Dark Flower, The

Dark Flower, The

He walked along Holywell that afternoon of early June with his short gown drooping down in his arms, and no cap on his thick dark hair. More info →
Flowering Wilderness

Flowering Wilderness

Shortly after the appearance of the Budget in 1930, the eighth wonder of the world might have been observed in the neighbourhood of Victoria Station - three English people, of wholly different type, engaged in contemplating simultaneously a London statue. More info →
Fraternity

Fraternity

On the afternoon of the last day of April, 190-, a billowy sea of little broken clouds crowned the thin air above High Street, Kensington. More info →
In Chancery

In Chancery

The possessive instinct never stands still. More info →
Island Pharisees, The

Island Pharisees, The

A quiet, well-dressed man named Shelton, with a brown face and a short, fair beard, stood by the book-stall at Dover Station. More info →
Man of Property, The

Man of Property, The

Those privileged to be present at a family festival of the Forsythes have seen that charming and instructive sight - an upper middle class family in full plumage. More info →
Maid in Waiting

Maid in Waiting

The Bishop of Portminister was sinking fast; they had sent for his four nephews, his two nieces and their one husband. More info →
One More River

One More River

Clare, who for seventeen months had been the wife of Sir Gerald Corven of the Colonial Service, stood on the boat deck of an Orient liner in the river Thames, waiting for it to dock. More info →
Silver Spoon, The

Silver Spoon, The

The young man who, at the end of September, 1924, dismounted from a taxi-cab in South Square, Westminster, was so unobtrusively American that his driver had some hesitation in asking for double his fare. More info →
Swan Song

Swan Song

In modern Society, one thing after another, this spice on that, ensures a kind of memoristic vacuum, and Fleur Mont's passage of arms with Majorie Ferrar was, by the spring of 1926, well-nigh forgotten. More info →