Author:William Pett Ridge

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William Pett Ridge
(1857–1930)
English author. He secured his first striking success with his fifth novel, Mord Em'ly (1898), an excellent example of his ability to draw humorous portraits of lower class life. Pen name: W. Pett Ridge

Works[edit]

(partial list)

  • Minor Dialogues (1895)
  • A Clever Wife (1895)
  • An Important Man and Others (1896)
  • Second Opportunity of Mr Staplehurst (1896) IA
  • Mord Em'ly (1898) hathitrust
  • Outside The Radius. Stories of a London suburb (1899)
  • Lost Leaders (1899; as editor) by Andrew Lang IA : PG
  • A Son of the State (1899) IA
  • A Breaker of Laws (1900)
  • London Only. A Set Of Common Occurrences (1901)
  • Lost Property (1902) IA
  • Up Side Streets: Short Stories (1903)
  • Erb (1903) IA
  • George And The General (1904)
  • Next Door Neighbours (1904)
  • Mrs Galer's Business (1905)
  • The Wickhamses (1906)
  • Name of Garland (1907)
  • Speaking Rather Seriously (1908)
  • Sixty Nine Birnam Road (1908)
  • Table d'Hôte. Tales (1910)
  • Splendid Brother (1910)
  • From Nine to Six-Thirty (1910)
  • Light Refreshment (1911)
  • Thanks to Sanderson (1911)
  • Love at Paddington (1912) PG
  • Devoted Sparkes (1912)
  • The Remington Sentence (1913)
  • Mixed Grill (1913) IA
  • The Happy Recruit (1914)
  • The Kennedy People (1915)
  • Book Here – Short Stories (1915)
  • Stray Thoughts from W. Pett Ridge (1916)
  • Madame Prince (1916) IA
  • The Amazing Years (1917) IA
  • Special Performance (1918)
  • Well To Do Arthur (1920)
  • Just Open. Short Stories (1920)
  • Bannerton's Agency (1921) IA
  • Richard Triumphant (1922)
  • Lunch Basket – Tales (1923)
  • Miss Mannering (1923)

Short works from magazines[edit]


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1930, 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.