R.F. Delderfield (1912-1972) was an English novelist of historical fiction. He is also the author of several plays and non-fiction books. His novels are a favourable look at humanity, English history and liberalism while critiquing the class system. His work is known for its straightforward prose, traditional social values and progressive politics.

Delderfield’s first published novel was All Over the Town, which was published in 1947. His final original novel was Give Us This Day, published in 1973. Below is a list of R.F. Delderfield’s books in order of when they were first released (as well as in chronological order when necessary):

Publication Order of Avenue Books


The Dreaming Suburb(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Avenue Goes to War(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of A Horseman Riding By Books


Long Summer Day(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Green Gauntlet(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Post of Honour(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of A Horseman Riding By Books


Long Summer Day(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Post of Honour(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Green Gauntlet(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Swann Family Saga Books


God is an Englishman(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Theirs Was the Kingdom(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Give Us This Day(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


All OVer the Town(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Farewell the Tranquil Mind(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seven Men of Gascony(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Adventures of Ben Gunn(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Diana(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
There Was a Fair Maid Dwelling(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stop at a Winner(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spring Madness of Mr. Sermon(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Under an English Sky(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden Millstones: Napoleon's Brother and Sisters(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Too Few for Drums(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cheap Day Return(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Return Journey(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Charlie Come Home(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To Serve Them All My Days(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Plays


Peace Comes to Peckham(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen Came By(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sailors Beware(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nobody Shouted Author(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bride Wore an Opal Ring(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Waggonload O'Monkeys(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Old Lady of Cheadle(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Made to Measure(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miaow Miaow(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Smoke in the Valley(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spark in Judea(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Absent Lover(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Golden Rain(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Testimonial(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Guinea-Pigs(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Orchard Walls(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Where There's a Will(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rounderlay Trandition(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
And Then There Were None(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Musical Switch(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ten Till Five(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Offending Hand(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Uncle's Little Lapse(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flashpoint(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mayerling Affair(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wild Mink(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


These Clicks Made History(1946) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fascinating History of Budleigh and District(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bird's Eye View(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The March of the Twenty-Six: The Story of Napoleon's Marshals(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales Out of School: An Anthology of West Buckland Reminiscences, 1895-1963(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Retreat from Moscow(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
For My Own Amusement(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Imperial Sunset: The Fall of Napoleon, 1813-4(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Napoleon in Love(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Overture of Beginners(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Napoleon's Marshals(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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