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Name  A. Gibbs
Role  Novelist

Died  1964
Nephews  Anthony Gibbs
A. Hamilton Gibbs
Siblings  Philip Gibbs, Cosmo Hamilton

Arthur Hamilton Gibbs (9 March 1888 – 24 May 1964) was an English-American novelist. He was the brother of Cosmo Hamilton and Sir Philip Gibbs.

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Born in London, Gibbs wrote 16 novels and two books of poetry. His novels include The Persistent Lovers (1915) (which was adapted into a 1922 film of the same name), Soundings (1925) (the best-selling book in the United States that year), and Chances (1930).

Gibbs became a United States citizen in 1931, and thereafter lived primarily in Lakeville, Massachusetts. He died in Boston in 1964, survived by his wife Jeanette (Philips), a writer and lawyer.

Works (may be incomplete)

  • Rowlandson's Oxford (1911)
  • The Compleat Oxford Man (1911)
  • Cheadle and Son (1912)
  • The Hour of Conflict (1914)
  • The Persistent Lovers (1915)
  • Gun fodder; the diary of four years of war (1919)
  • The Grey Wave (1920)
  • Bluebottles (1920)
  • Soundings (1925)
  • Labels (1926)
  • Harness (1928)
  • Chances (1930) (adapted for 1931 film)
  • Undertow (1932)
  • Rivers Glide On (1934)
  • The Young Prince (1937, 60 pp.)
  • A Half Inch of Candle (1939)
  • Way of Life (1947)
  • One Touch of France (1953) (free verse)
  • Obedience to the Moon (1956)
  • References

    A. Hamilton Gibbs Wikipedia


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