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Walpole attended Emmanuel College Cambridge Walpole's father hoped that his son would follow him into the clergy but after working between 1906 and 1909 as a lay missioner at the Mersey Mission to Seamen in Liverpool and as a teacher Walpole took up writing as his career. S. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography summed up: "His psychology was not deep enough for the polemicist his diction not free enough for those returning from war and his zest disastrous to a public wary of personal commitment".

A prolific writer he publiHugh Walpoled thirty-six novels five volumes of short stories two plays and three volumes of memoirs. His skill at scene-setting his vivid plots his high profile as a lecturer and his driving ambition brought him a large readership in the United Kingdom and North America.