She wondered whether it would be appropriate to go on publishing frivolous, pleasure-giving books in wartime, but was assured by her publishers, Hodder and Stoughton
, that it was, and that they would need the...
This work was serialized in Woman's Journal before book publication. An American edition appeared in 1955.
took her title from a folk-song which runs: Madam, will you walk? /...
The Hodder and Stoughton
reader's report was damning: a single characteristic, satire on a good Christian lady (the heroine's aunt), was in such bad taste as to doom the book to failure. CC
also published five adult historical novels, two of them during this decade: Lady in Waiting, 1956, and The Rider of the White Horse, 1959. For these she chose a different publisher, Hodder and Stoughton
Edith Mary Moore
made yet another change of publisher when she issued her extraordinary novel Teddy R. N. D. through Hodder and Stoughton
, priced at five shillings.
For the first time in her career, EMM
used the same publisher again after several years: her novel The Blind Marksman (apparently her last) was issued by Hodder and Stoughton
at seven shillings and sixpence...