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Books by Arthur Ransome


Our chronological Books by Arthur Ransome list includes every book he wrote. The best known today are his twelve Swallows and Amazons novels, published between 1930 and 1947. His other works include folk tales, literary criticism and significant contributions to sailing, fishing and political literature.

The date shown is first UK publication. Titles in bold are currently in print in the UK.  Please note that Amazon Publications publish privately to members of The Arthur Ransome Society.

The most comprehensive listing of Arthur Ransome’s works is available in: Arthur Ransome, A Bibliography, Wayne G Hammond (2000) ISBN 1-58456-022-3.

Books by Arthur Ransome, published during his life:

Books by Arthur Ransome published after his death:

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A good book is not merely a thing that keeps a child (or a grown-up person) amused while reading. It is an experience he shares, something that he himself lives.

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