Author:John Joy Bell

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John Joy Bell
(1871–1934)

Scottish author; normally wrote as J. J. Bell

John Joy Bell

Works[edit]


  • The New Noah's Ark (1898)
  • Jack of All Trades (1899)
  • Songs of the Hour (1900)
  • Ethel (1903)
  • Mistress McLeerie (1903)
  • Mr. Pennycook's Boy (1905)
  • Mr. Lion of London (1905)
  • Clyde Songs and Other Verses (1906)
  • Thou Fool! (1907)
  • Dancing Days (1910)
  • A Kingdom of Dreams (1911)
  • The Best Man (1911)
  • Bobby (1914)
  • The Whalers (1914)
  • Kiddies (1916)
  • Secret Cards (1917)
  • All Ages (1918)
  • Johnny Pride (1918)
  • Atlantic Gold (1918)
  • The Middle Strip (1919)
  • Jimmy Johnny (1920)
  • Some Plain, Some Coloured (1923)
  • The Nickums (1923)
  • Mr. Craw (1924)
  • The Invisible Net (1924)
  • The Braw Bailie (1925)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Craw (1926)
  • Betty (1927)

Wee MacGreegor series[edit]

Maister Joseph Redhorn series[edit]

  • Joseph Redhorn (1908)
  • Wullie McWattie's Master (1910)
  • The Indiscretions of Maister Redhorn (1911)
  • The Misadventures of Joseph (1914) short stories
    • Namesakes — The Treat and the Treatment — The Pledge — The Opposition Man — A Costly Nap — A Bid for Fame — "The Wee Dug" — Five and Thirty Shillings — His Old Enemy — An Intrusion of Youth

One-act plays[edit]

  • The Pie in the Oven (in 1 act) (1922)
  • Thread o' Scarlet (in 1 act) (1923)
  • Those Class Distinctions (in 1 act) (1923)
  • Wolves (in 1 act) (1923)
  • Courtin' Christina (in 1 act) (1924)
  • The Laird's Lucky Number (in 1 act) (1924)
  • Exit Mrs. McLeerie (in 1 act) (1927)

Works from magazines[edit]

Longer works and series
  1. 'Arms and the Boy'
  2. 'Ships That Pass'
  3. The Robinsons Go Fishing
  4. 'For Granpaw Purdie'
  5. Heart's Desire
Non-fiction and poems

Works about Bell[edit]


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.


The longest-living author of these works died in 1934, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 88 years or less. These works may 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.