R.F. Delderfield





R.F. Delderfield


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
February 12, 1912

Died
June 24, 1972

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Ronald Frederick Delderfield was a popular English novelist and dramatist, many of whose works have been adapted for television and are still widely read.

Several of Delderfield's historical novels and series involve young men who return from war and lead lives in England that allow the author to portray the sweep of English history and delve deeply into social history from the Edwardian era to the early 1960s.

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Average rating: 4.11 · 7,839 ratings · 599 reviews · 50 distinct works · Similar authors
God Is an Englishman (Swann...

4.06 avg rating — 2,044 ratings — published 1970 — 20 editions
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To Serve Them All My Days

4.26 avg rating — 1,619 ratings — published 1972 — 22 editions
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Theirs Was the Kingdom (Swa...

4.13 avg rating — 681 ratings — published 1971 — 18 editions
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Give Us This Day (Swann Sag...

4.14 avg rating — 452 ratings — published 1973 — 17 editions
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Long Summer Day

4.10 avg rating — 459 ratings — published 1966 — 13 editions
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The Green Gauntlet

4.19 avg rating — 460 ratings — published 1966 — 14 editions
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Diana

4.01 avg rating — 333 ratings — published 1960 — 13 editions
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Post of Honor (A Horseman R...

4.09 avg rating — 276 ratings — published 1966 — 14 editions
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The Avenue Goes to War (The...

4.22 avg rating — 263 ratings — published 1958 — 15 editions
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The Dreaming Suburb (The Av...

4.06 avg rating — 279 ratings — published 1958 — 14 editions
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“The best thing for the inside of a man, is the outside of a horse.”
R.F. Delderfield

“One of these days the entire Western world will grind to a halt, its apparatus clogged with forms, files and memoranda.”
R.F. Delderfield, To Serve Them All My Days

“He was thrown from his horse, and Englishman never falls off. ( roughly)”
R.F. Delderfield

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