Robert Henrey. The Siege of London. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1946.

Third London war story, not included as such in the official canon.

Reissued by The Right Club, 1946.

Rewritten as part of Madeleine Young Wife (1954, 1960).

Reviewed Tatler, February 6 1946, p. 24; Truth, February 15 1946, p. 14; Observer, February 24 1946, p. 3; Manchester Guardian, Feb 27 1946, p. 3; Times Literary Supplement, March 30 1946, p. 9.

The Siege of London ran to 200 pp. Demy 8vo (c. 85K words) bound as usual in black cloth boards with oblique gilt titling on the spine. It included sixteen black and white double-sided plates between pp. 90 and 92. The photographs, ten of which were also fitted into the street map on the jacket, are credited partly to Edward Mandinian, partly to an American soldier named Neil Kaplan, partly to others named or unnamed. There are twenty-five chapters with seventeen scene breaks.