I have now added this new article. It introduces this important but never reprinted book and gives a synopsis of each if its fifteen stories. I'm working on getting the collection republished, but in the meantime this will give you a sense of the kinds of story it contains and of some similarities and differences… Continue reading Walter Greenwood and Arthur Wragg’s The Cleft Stick – an Introduction
I've now added a new article on Greenwood's short stories. Walter Greenwood’s Short Stories Most were published in newspapers between the mid-thirties and the nineteen-fifties. I will add a further article devoted to his and Arthur Wragg's 1937 illustrated short story collection The Cleft Stick in due course.
I have just completed and posted a review of Greenwood's 1950 non-fiction book on Lancashire in the Robert Hale County Books Series (see under Walter Greenwood's Other Books). This completes the discussion of all his published fiction and non-fiction books. Chris Hopkins
I was a bit dismissive of Greenwood's only thriller in my book. I have now re-read it and though I still don't think it's a great thriller, I have at least now given it a more detailed review here so readers can get a sense of what kind of story it is and if there… Continue reading Only Mugs Work (1938) now reviewed in Greenwood’s Other Books
I have now added a review of Walter Greenwood's non-fiction book How the Other Man Lives (1939) to the Walter Greenwood's Other Books page WG's Other Books. In terms of his prose (rather then theatre) work, that just leaves me to write about his thriller Only Mugs Work. - Chris.