THE URSULA BLOOM BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Autobiographical Works

A collection of books containing reminiscences and recollections wherein Bloom, being of a generation that was to witness two world wars, recalled in print her life and career experiences in the early to mid Twentieth Century.

The Log of a Naval Officer's Wife
Published by Hurst & Blackett, 1932
Reminiscences of the author's experiences as the wife of a Royal Navy man.

Mistress of None
Published by Hutchinson, 1933

Holiday Mood
Published by Hutchinson, 1934
The author's account of various holidays she has enjoyed over the years.

A Cad's Guide to Cruising
Published by Rich & Cowan, 1938
Humorous recollections of Bloom's trips on cruise ships around Europe.

Without Make-Up
Published by Michael Joseph, 1938

Letters To My Son
Published by Cassell, 1939

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The Log of No Lady
Published by Chapman & Hall, 1940
In this book Bloom relates her experiences of being evacuated from London before war broke out.

No Lady Meets No Gentleman
Published By Sampson Low, 1940
A volume in which Bloom talks about life with her husband, the naval officer Charles Gower Robinson.

Time, Tide and I
Published by Chapman & Hall, 1942

No Lady Buys a Cot
Published by Chapman & Hall, 1943

No Lady in Bed
Published by Chapman & Hall, 1944
A chronicle of Bloom's attempts to find a doctor able to cure her migraines.

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The Changed Village
Published by Chapman & Hall, 1945
A memoir of how things have changed over the years in the Shropshire village of Whitchurch.

No Lady With a Pen
Published by Chapman & Hall, 1947

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No Lady in the Cart
Published by Convoy Publications, 1949
A light hearted account of Bloom's aspirations to become a car driver.

Mum's Girl Was No Lady
Published by Convoy Publications, 1951

Trilogy
Published by Hutchinson, 1954

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No Lady Has a Dog's Day
Published by Hutchinson, 1956
Recollections and anecdotes concerning Bloom's love of dogs and her experience of keeping them as pets.

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Down to the Sea in Ships
Published by Hutchinson, 1958
Another memoir of Bloom's time as a naval officer's wife travelling the sea from port to port.

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Youth at the Gate
Published by Hutchinson, 1959
A memoir of Ursula Bloom's life when she was living on the Essex coastline during the First World War.

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War Isn't Wonderful
Published by Hutchinson, 1961
A very honest account of the author's experiences during the Second World War, including a vivid recollection of what happened when a German bomb landed on her flat in Chelsea.

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The Mightier Sword
Published by Robert Hale, 1966
A book in which Bloom recollects various episodes in her long writing career, both as a novelist and Fleet Street journalist.

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Rosemary for Stratford-on-Avon
Published by Robert Hale, 1966
The author's recollections of Stratford-on-Avon as it was in the early Twentieth Century. The cover image above is taken from the 1983 Chivers Press edition.

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A Roof and Four Walls
Published by Hutchinson, 1967

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Rosemary for Frinton
Published by Robert Hale, 1970
A book of reminiscences by Bloom about the years she spent living in the Essex coastal town of Frinton.

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Rosemary for Chelsea
Published by Robert Hale, 1971

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Requesting the Pleasure
Published by Robert Hale, 1973
A book in which the author shares some amusing anecdotes about parties and social gatherings she has attended.

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Life Is No Fairy Tale
Published by Robert Hale, 1976

 

 

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