James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction

 

1937 selection

Highland River

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1937

by Neil Gunn

Kenn returns to the Highlands of his youth, back to the river which has haunted his dreams since boyhood. Determined to walk all the way back to its source, Kenn embarks on a journey that will lead him deep...


1923 selection

Riceyman Steps

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1923

by Arnold Bennett

The story takes place in 1919-1920 and deals with the final year in the life of its main character, Henry Earlforward, a miser, who keeps a second-hand bookshop in the Clerkenwell area of London. Henry marries...

1921 selection

Memoirs of a Midget

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1921

by Walter De La Mare

Walter de la Mare (1873 ? 1956) was an English poet, short story writer and novelist, probably best remembered for his works for children and the poem "The Listeners". De la Mare also wrote some subtle psychological...


1920 selection

The Lost Girl

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1920

by David Herbert Lawrence

Alvina Houghton, the daughter of a widowed Midlands draper, comes of age just as her father’s business is failing. In a desperate attempt to regain his fortune and secure his daughter’s proper upbringing,...

1919 selection

The Secret City