Memoirs of a Midget
By Walter de la Mare
(Telegram Books, Paperback, 9781846590665, 528pp.)
Publication Date: November 2009
An elegiac study of isolation, Walter de la Mare's prize-winning classic seduces by its gentle charm and elegant prose.
Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was one of the leading poets and novelists of the twentieth century.. He was an anthologist of genius and an outstanding literary critic, reviewing for the TLS for over a decade. First published in 1921, Memoirs of a Midget won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction.