Most of these books have been lost to the average reader which is why I was so excited to see that Bloomsbury is issuing a new series that brings back to the public view "lost" novels of the twentieth century.
Aren't the covers of the just beautiful? I love the bold colors and combined with the black and white illustrations and graphic elements.
I know that I'll be putting these titles on my to read (and to buy) list.
A charming novel from the 1930s that revels in young innocence prior to the First World War and celebrates the fantasies of childhood.
Told through letters and charmingly illustrated by the author, this novel is a hilarious, wry, but often very moving portrait of life in rural wartime Britain.
An endlessly surprising fairy tale from the 1930s, introducing an unforgettable heroine and a story that shows that anything is possible with a little imagination
The twists and turns of romance, misunderstanding and domestic life in Edwardian London entwine in this pin-sharp comedy by the woman Oscar Wilde called his 'Sphinx'
A magical 1950s tale of hopes and dreams that reveals the spirit of East End’s vibrant immigrant community and the charm of a little imagination
Mrs Tim of the Regiment
Ever observant, always witty and more than a little mischievous, the Mrs Tim diaries reveal a timeless tale of a young woman often out of her depth, but, always with an eye for the amusing side of life.
*I took the imagery and book description from the Bloomsbury website