Home Chimes

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Home Chimes was a London magazine published between 1884 and 1894 by Richard Willoughby, and edited by F. W. Robinson.[1] Originally published as a weekly, it was published as a monthly from January 1886.

Early contributors were J.M. Barrie,[2] who contributed numerous articles, and Jerome K. Jerome, a regular contributor, whose Three Men in a Boat was serialised between 1888 and 1889, as was E. Nesbit's Man Size in Marble. Jerome had previously written a series of essays for the magazine which had been published in book form in 1886 as The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow.[3]

Other contributors included Caroline Alice Elgar, wife of Edward Elgar,[1] J. S. Fletcher and Richard Marsh, as well as Swinburne, Bret Harte, Coventry Patmore,[2] Robert Murray Gilchrist, Westland Marston and his son Philip Bourke Marston, Coulson Kernahan, William Sharp,[4] Watts-Dunton, Israel Zangwill, and Eden Phillpotts.[3]


  1. ^ a b Magazine Data Page 194 Retrieved 11 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b Chaney, Lisa (2010) Hide-And-Seek With Angels: The Life of J.M. Barrie. Random House At Google Books. Retrieved 11 May 2013.
  3. ^ a b Oulton, Carolyn (2012) Below the Fairy City: A Life of Jerome K. Jerome. Victorian Secrets at Google Books. Retrieved 11 May 2013.
  4. ^ Jerome K. Jerome [1] My Life and Times, at Google Books. Retrieved 11 May 2013.

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