Leslie Poles Hartley CBE (30 December 1895 13 December 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)
- The Go-Between (1953)
- The Hireling (1957)