Author:Horatio Gilbert George Parker

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Horatio Gilbert George Parker
(1862–1932)
1st Baronet; Canadian novelist and British politician, more commonly called Gilbert Parker; best remembered for his work The Lane that had No Turning (1900), a collection of short stories, considered by some as being in the tradition of such Gothic classics as Stoker's Dracula and James's The Turn of the Screw
Horatio Gilbert George Parker

Works[edit]


  • The Chief Factor: a tale of the Hudson's Bay Company, being the history of Master Andrew Venlaw, chief factor, Mistress Jean Fordie, and others, 1892
  • Round the Compass in Australia, 1892
  • Pierre and His People, 1893
  • Mrs. Falchion: a novel, 1893
  • The Trespasser, 1893
  • The Translation of a Savage, 1893
  • The Patrol of the Cypress Hills, 1893
  • A Lover's Diary, 1894
  • An Adventurer of the North. Being a continuation of the histories of "Pierre and his people," and the latest existing records of Pretty Pierre, 1895 (UK)
  • When Valmond Came to Pontiac, 1895
  • The Seats of the Mighty: being the memoirs of Captain Robert Moray, 1896
  • The Pomp of the Lavilettes, 1896
  • Gilbert Parker and Herbert Beerbohm Tree Stage The Seats of the Mighty, 1986
  • The Pomp of the Lavitettes, 1897
  • The Battle of the Strong, 1898
  • The Trail of the Sword, 1898
  • Born with a Golden Spoon, 1899
  • The Liar, 1899
  • The Hill of Pains, 1899
  • Donovan Pasha and Some People of Egypt, 1900
  • Michel and Angèle: A Ladder of Swords, 1904 (first published as a 2-part serial in Harper's Magazine, 1900)
  • The Right of Way: being the story of Charley Steele and another, 1901
  • The March of the White Guard, 1901
  • Old Quebec: the fortress of New France, 1903
  • A Ladder of Swords: a tale of love, laughter and tears, 1904
  • The Weavers: a tale of England and Egypt of fifty years ago, 1907
  • Northern Lights, 1909
  • Cumner's Son, and Other South Sea Folk, 1910
  • The Going of the White Swan, 1912
  • The Weavers: A Tale Of England And Egypt Of Fifty Years Ago, 1913
  • The Judgement House, 1913
  • Michel and Angèle; John Enderby; There is sorrow on the sea, 1913
  • You Never Know Your Luck: being the story of a matrimonial deserter, 1914
  • The United States and This War, 1915
  • Is England Apathetic?, 1915
  • The Money Master: being the curious history of Jean Jacques Barbille, his labours, his loves and his ladies, 1915
  • The World in the Crucible: an account of the origins & conduct of the great war, 1915
  • What is the Matter With England?: Criticism and a reply, 1915
  • Two years of War: interview with the Associated Press of the United States of America, 1916
  • The World for Sale, 1916
  • Wild Youth, 1919
  • Wild youth and another, 1919
  • No Defence, 1920
  • The Promised Land: a story of David in Israel, 1920
  • Carnac's Folly, 1922
  • Carnac, 1922
  • Tarboe Tarboe: the story of a life, 1927
  • The Right of Way: Being the Story of Charley Steele and Another
  • Wild Youth, Vol I, 2005
  • Wild Youth, Vol II, 2005(?)

Individual short stories[edit]

Also see: The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

Works about Gilbert[edit]


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1925.


The author died in 1932, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.