-->''The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there''

Leslie Poles Hartley (1895-1972) was an English writer of novels and short stories. His work shows a concern with complex relationships within families, cross-class sexual relationships and nostalgia for Edwardian summers of picnics and bathing parties.

!!Works by LP Hartley include:
* The Eustace and Hilda Trilogy:
** The Shrimp and the Anemone (1944)
** The Sixth Heaven (1946)
** Eustace and Hilda (1947)
* ''Literature/TheGoBetween'' (1953)
* The Hireling (1957)