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Short Fiction by C. T. Stoneham

Arranged by Publication

Note: Please see below this table for a checklist of the many stories Stoneham had published in the London Evening News.

Story Title Publishing Information
Joyce and the Lions Adventure Stories for Girls, Odhams Press, 1956
The Leopard Man The American Weekly, July 12, 1936

The Barrier Miner, December 18, 1937

The Canberra Times, January 6, 1938

Romantic Traveller Answers, August 27, 1955
Longest Laugh Argosy (U.K.), January 1946
The Governor in Council Blue Book, October 1949
Mr. Ostrich is a Family Man Blue Book, November 1949
Elephant Hunter Boy's Own Paper, May 1952
Devil-Lion Boy's Own Paper, September 1952
Dry Country Boy's Own Paper, March 1953

The Boy's Own Companion, ed. Jack Cox, Lutterworth Press, 1959

White Rhino Boy's Own Paper, February 1954
The Bush Post Boy's Own Paper, July 1954
Secret Caravan Boy's Own Paper, September 1954
Diamond Trail Boy's Own Paper, February 1955
Sanctuary Unknown Boy's Own Paper, July 1961
Watch Dog Boy's Own Paper, May 1962
The Bellowing Devil Britannia and Eve, January 1935
The Homer Pigeon Britannia and Eve, June 1941

The Australian Women's Weekly, June 20, 1942

Partners in Retreat Britannia and Eve, October 1941
The Zulu's Revenge Burroughs Newsbeat, No. 29, April 1974
Bear Existence Chambers's Journal, July 1936

The First Meteor Book For Boys, W. & R. Chambers, 1948

Munwa's Mungu Chambers's Journal, ???

Munwa's Mungu, The Ronalds Co. Ltd., 1938 (chapbook/private printing)

Five Rounds The Citizen (Gloucester), November 4, 1939
The Tree Commonwealth and Empire Annual 1953, ed. Raymond Fawcett, The Gawthorn Press Ltd, 1952

Boxer and Other Stories, The Bruce Publishing Co., (undated)

The Incongruous Partnership: A Tale of Africa The Cornhill Magazine, May 1936
Hand in Hand with Death The Cornhill Magazine, January 1939
The Plains of Mystery The Cornhill Magazine, October 1939
The Dauntless Immigrant Country Gentleman, January 1934

Argosy (U.K.), May 1938 (this story appears here as "Dauntless Immigrant")

The Passing of Congo Rudd

Courier, November 1951

The Australian Journal, August 1952

The Deadliest Beast Courier, September 1952
Her Cub The Daily Mail, June 24, 1933 (Stoneham's original title for this story was "The Trail of Despair")

Dwellers in the Wilderness, Hutchinson, 1935

A Prince Led Captive The Daily Mail, July 28, 1933
He'd Swallow Anything The Daily Mail, August 26, 1933
The Treasure Seeker The Daily Mail, October 27, 1934
Bushveld Gangsters The Daily Mail, June 22, 1935
Bega Made Captive The Daily Mail, October 16, 1935
A Lion and His Duty The Daily Mail, August 26, 1936
Return to the Wilds The Daily Mail, August 30, 1937
Errant Brother The Daily Mail, December 29, 1937
Ferocious Friends (part one) The Daily Mirror, November 18, 1935
Ferocious Friends (part two) The Daily Mirror, November 19, 1935
Ferocious Friends (part three) The Daily Mirror, November 20, 1935
Ferocious Friends (part four) The Daily Mirror, November 21, 1935
Ferocious Friends (part five) The Daily Mirror, November 22, 1935
Ebu Pays a Debt Empire Youth Annual, ed. Raymond Fawcett, P. R. Gawthorn Ltd., 1948
Victims of the Bullet The Evening Standard, April 20, 1935
The Elephant Who Forgot Everybody’s Magazine, March 12, 1949
Zeal and the Zebra Everybody’s Magazine, September 3, 1949
The Donkey Goes Home Everybody’s Magazine, May 6, 1950
Galvanised Iron Everybody’s Magazine, November 18, 1950
Trap and Wheel Everybody’s Magazine, January 6, 1951
Elephants in the Rain Everybody's Magazine, July 21, 1951

The Australian Journal, January 1, 1952

The Lion's Way (this is a reprint of Stoneham's 1931 novel) Famous Fantastic Mysteries, October 1948
The Forest (as by Thurley Stoneham) Hutchinson's Adventure-Story Magazine, May 1925
The Oryx Bull John O'London's Weekly, October 17, 1931
War in the Reeds John O'London's Weekly, April 29, 1933
Dangers Avoided John O'London's Weekly, August 5, 1933
The Hop-Goblin John O'London's Weekly, April 14, 1934
A Picture of Ferocity John O'London's Weekly, September 1, 1934
Grell's Lion Hunt John O'London's Weekly, May 4, 1935
The Compensation of the Blind John O'London's Weekly, September 14, 1935
Sanctuary John O'London's Weekly, July 9, 1937
The Honey Robbers John O'London's Weekly, March 18, 1938
The Widowed Lioness John O'London's Weekly, July 7, 1939
One Glorious Hour Killers and Their Prey, Methuen, 1933

Good Housekeeping, October 1934 (this story appears here as "The Glorious Hour")

Devil Crabs The Nambour Chronicle, December 17, 1937 (a newspaper published in Australia; this story may be a syndicated reprint; original publication details unknown)
A Matter of Judgement The Passing Show, February 24, 1934
The Bird of Wisdom The Passing Show, November 14, 1936

The Children's Own Treasure Book, Odhams Press, 1947

The Stamp of the Beast The Passing Show, February 26, 1938
Gambler's Luck The Star, May 31, 1938
The Way of the Wild The Star, September 9, 1938
The Boaster The Star, December 8, 1938
The Terror of the Cane Fields The Star, February 15, 1940
Itongo Remembers The Star, April 15, 1940
The Slayer of Giants The Star, July 6, 1940
The Friend in the Pool The Star, November 9, 1940
Monarch of the Mountain The Star, January 7, 1941
Duty Commands The Storyteller, July 1935
The Elephant God (part one) Top-Notch, January 1934
The Elephant God (part two) Top-Notch, February 1934
Lochinvar of the Veldt The Toronto Star Weekly, April 25, 1936
The Valley of Buffaloes The Toronto Star Weekly, February 16, 1946
The Shark's Tooth 20-Story Magazine, December 1931
The Last of the Herd 20-Story Magazine, May 1934
Son of the Enemy 20-Story Magazine, August 1939
The Tunnel-Digger 20-Story Magazine, October 1939
A Tragedy of the Veld 20-Story Magazine, November 1939
Death at the Waterhole 20-Story Magazine, December 1939
Last of the Old and Bold War Stories (U.K.), February 1936
Hunted! The Western Home Monthly, August 1932

Killers and Their Prey, Methuen, 1933

Forest Predicament Western Mail, July 8, 1954 (a newspaper published in Perth, Australia; this story may be a syndicated reprint; original publication details unknown)
A Dicker in Diamonds The Windsor Magazine, April 1935
Exhibit A The World's News, September 9, 1936 (a newspaper published in Australia; this story may be a syndicated reprint; original publication details unknown)
The Big Chief The World's News, July 1, 1939 (a newspaper published in Australia; this story may be a syndicated reprint; original publication details unknown)
The Golfer's Lion Zoo, September 1936
Bongo Bull (part one) Zoo, February 1937
Bongo Bull (part two) Zoo, March 1937
Bongo Bull (part three) Zoo, April 1937
Bongo Bull (part four) Zoo, May 1937

The following stories all appeared in the London Evening News:

The Lair of the Leopard, September 4, 1933
The Love of Lions, November 2, 1933 -- reprinted in the Daily Mirror, July 31, 1936
Farewell to Oldama, December 2, 1933
Ungrateful Patient, February 14, 1934
The Great Migration, April 24, 1934
Plunder in the Night, June 7, 1934
The Coming of the Plague, June 20, 1934
The Forest Acrobat, July 7, 1934
Simba Strikes the Trail, August 10, 1934
Mamba, the Crocodile, October 18, 1934
Death of a Man-Eater, November 14, 1934
Dog-Faced Clown, January 15, 1935
The King of Kinankop, January 28, 1935
When Allah Plots, February 9, 1935
The Affair of the God, February 27, 1935
Drama in the Wilds, March 12, 1935
The Warning of the Lybon, June 5, 1935 -- reprinted in The Camperdown Chronicle (a newspaper published in Australia), October 29, 1936
The Moon of Mating, July 27, 1935
The Third Misfortune, September 27, 1935
Killer's Shadow, October 5, 1935 -- reprinted in The Camperdown Chronicle (a newspaper published in Australia), November 26, 1936; also reprinted in The Broadcaster (another Australian newspaper), June 19, 1937
Creature of Fear, December 2, 1935
The Revolt in the Lake, January 3, 1936
The Man-Killer, March 20, 1936
Queen of the Berg, April 9, 1936 -- reprinted in The World's News (a newspaper published in Australia), July 2, 1938
Mates in Adversity, April 24, 1936
The Baboon Child, May 15, 1936
The Threat of the Machine, June 6, 1936 -- reprinted in The Camperdown Chronicle (a newspaper published in Australia), November 5, 1936
Gurui, the Colonel!, July 31, 1936 -- reprinted in The Camperdown Chronicle (a newspaper published in Australia), May 6, 1937
The Black Death, August 13, 1936 -- reprinted in The Barrier Miner (a newspaper published in Australia), August 26, 1939
Devil in the Leopard, September 22, 1936
Annie Bell the Buck, October 5, 1936
A Working Agreement, October 30, 1936
Ruka the Jumper, November 20, 1936
The Prize of Valour, December 18, 1936
Guardian of the Border, December 30, 1936
Creatures of Mere Instinct, January 20, 1937
Sinister Sentinel, February 18, 1937
The Passing of a Hero, March 24, 1937
Regeneration of a Rogue, May 20, 1937 -- reprinted in The Courier-Mail (a newspaper published in Australia), February 2, 1938
Out of Town To-night, July 2, 1937
Problem in Leadership, September 7, 1937
Partnership of Hunger, November 11, 1937
The Making of a Naturalist, December 3, 1937
Mercy-Killer, December 14, 1937
Lion at the Wheel, January 14, 1938
Swala's Busy Day, February 23, 1938
The Shaming of Tibu, March 23, 1938
The Gathering of the Beasts, May 13, 1938
Dangers Shared, May 27, 1938
The Perils of Freedom, June 14, 1938 -- reprinted in The Barrier Miner (a newspaper published in Australia), January 21, 1939
Feud with the Buffalo, July 19, 1938
Lioness & Co., August 5, 1938
The Luck of the Trail, September 1, 1938
Dear at the Price, October 1, 1938
The Cache of Dread, October 31, 1938
The Oryx Skull, December 20, 1938
The Soulful Goat, January 14, 1939
The Jackal Assists, January 25, 1939
The Fretful Porcupine, February 16, 1939 -- reprinted in Blue Book, February 1950 (this story appears here as "The Fretful Porpentine")
Friend Mule, March 10, 1939
Speed-Trap, April 13, 1939
The Black Serval, May 4, 1939
Brothers of the Crocodile, May 18, 1939
Unwilling Hero, July 18, 1939
Monkey-Tricks, August 4, 1939
Elephant Devil, August 15, 1939
The Name that Stuck, September 22, 1939
Satan of the Ituri, October 6, 1939
The Prophet-Maker, October 30, 1939
Return of the Sultan, November 17, 1939
Rhino to the Rescue, January 2, 1940
Queen of the Rocks, January 26, 1940
Miracle-Worker, February 27, 1940
Brother Buffalo, March 14, 1940
Forgotten Trap, April 2, 1940
Jungle Lawgiver, April 26, 1940
The Incubus, May 24, 1940
Strong Magic, June 12, 1940
Fallen Giant, July 12, 1940 -- reprinted in The World's News (a newspaper published in Australia), January 25, 1941
Tail Price, September 13, 1940
Lion Brothers, September 26, 1940
Father Knew Best, November 15, 1940 -- reprinted in The World's News (a newspaper published in Australia), July 11, 1942
The Hyena Waited, December 6, 1940 -- reprinted in The World's News (a newspaper published in Australia), September 20, 1941
Elephant Outcast, December 27, 1940
Refuge with his Foes, January 22, 1941
Leopard's Mate, February 6, 1941
Kingdom of the Eland, February 21, 1941
Fall of a Giant, March 7, 1941
Elephant Convoy, April 4, 1941
The High Ride Home, April 18, 1941
Lion Brother, May 9, 1941
The Warrior in Plumes, June 27, 1941
The Hippo Slide, July 4, 1941
Barnstormers, July 18, 1941
Elephant Rock, August 21, 1941
Feud of the Giants, September 4, 1941
Ilewa Grows Up, September 26, 1941
River Ambush, October 16, 1941
The Jumper of Rocks, November 19, 1941
Luck of the Wild, December 19, 1941
Snap-Shot, January 2, 1942
The One-Eyed Devil, January 16, 1942
Rhino to the Rescue, February 20, 1942
Escape for Two, March 20, 1942
Return of the Giant, April 16, 1942
Lion's Share, May 1, 1942
Crossed Trails, May 15, 1942 -- reprinted in The Johannesburg Sunday Times, December 30, 1945
Pygmy's Refuge, June 4, 1942
The Leopard Forgot, June 25, 1942
The Scared Hunters, July 17, 1942
Zebra Rescue, August 14, 1942
Leap to Conquest, September 3, 1942
Call of the Deserted, September 25, 1942
Guest Lion, October 23, 1942
At the End of the Bough, November 13, 1942
Rogue of the Heights, December 11, 1942
Wrong Lion, January 1, 1943
Rhino Escort, February 5, 1943
Second Jump, March 4, 1943
Perilous Places, March 12, 1943
Escape of a Forest Sprite, April 2, 1943
Key to Water, April 30, 1943
Gander Goes Wild, June 2, 1943
Hyena Intervenes, June 16, 1943
The Elephant's Guide, July 2, 1943
Ape in Chains, July 16, 1943
Spell on Bawa, July 30, 1943
Keeper of the Crop, August 13, 1943
Defender of the Bull, August 26, 1943
Friend of Rabbits, September 17, 1943
Found Ivory, October 1, 1943
Whistle for Help, October 8, 1943
Square with Lions, October 22, 1943
Fall of the Tree, November 5, 1943
Conqueror of Leopards, November 26, 1943
Forest Fire, December 10, 1943
Wounded Hippo, December 31, 1943
On Guard, January 28, 1944
Flood Relief, February 11, 1944
Feast at the Door, March 10, 1944
Home from the Wild, March 24, 1944
Elephant in Trouble, April 6, 1944
The Sentinel Gazelle, May 5, 1944
Sleepwalking Lion, May 26, 1944
Friend of the Family, June 23, 1944
Bill-Poster, July 28, 1944
Rare Specimen, August 25, 1944
Lion at the Pool, September 1, 1944
Double Bluff, September 13, 1944 (as by Norgrove Thurley)
Buffalo Sale, September 29, 1944
Well-Shod, October 9, 1944 (as by Norgrove Thurley)
Plant Bewitched, October 20, 1944
Donkey Interlude, December 1, 1944
He Thought Ahead, December 5, 1944 (as by Norgrove Thurley)
Guardian Rhino, January 24, 1945
Speed in Spots, April 27, 1945
Cub-Master, May 18, 1945
Saved Bacon, June 1, 1945
A Fault in Training, June 15, 1945
Bat-Eared Fox, June 22, 1945
Out of Bounds, July 20, 1945
Warthog Glade, August 3, 1945
Wandering Hippo, August 17, 1945
The Home of Eagles, September 7, 1945
Strange Guest, October 5, 1945
Eland Guide, October 19, 1945
Situation Vacant, November 2, 1945
Dream Calf, November 30, 1945
The Marabou, December 21, 1945
Bull and Bucket, February 22, 1946
Elephant Emperor, March 8, 1946
Paper Game, March 22, 1946
Poacher's Luck, April 5, 1946
A Whip for Fisi, May 3, 1946
Lion Thanks, June 14, 1946
The Spring-Board, June 28, 1946
Eater of Ants, July 12, 1946
Buffalo Brothers, October 25, 1946
Among Baboons, November 8, 1946
Hyena Guide, November 29, 1946
Elephant Mascot, December 20, 1946
Lion Grandma, March 21, 1947
Bird Watcher, April 11, 1947
Bird in Hand, April 25, 1947
Two of a Kind, May 16, 1947 -- reprinted in the Lincolnshire Echo, July 16, 1947
One-Man Dog, June 20, 1947
Rhino Crossing, July 4, 1947
Revenge is Sour, August 8, 1947
Ghost Lions, August 22, 1947
The Oldest Buffalo, October 24, 1947
Truant Tree-Rabbit, November 7, 1947
Buffalo Pilgrim, November 28, 1947
Peace on the Brown River, January 2, 1948
Rogue and Wheel, January 16, 1948
The Hanger-On, February 20, 1948
Battle of Rhinos, April 2, 1948
Price of a Drink, April 30, 1948
Friends of None, May 13, 1948
Kindly Kudu, June 4, 1948
Obstinate Elephant, June 18, 1948
Devils in the Bush, August 6, 1948
Giant Weasel, August 20, 1948
Sable Warrior, September 3, 1948 -- reprinted in the Lincolnshire Echo, January 30, 1950
The Green Turtle, September 17, 1948
Odd Partners, October 8, 1948 -- reprinted in the Lincolnshire Echo, June 27, 1949
Hippo-Hunter, November 5, 1948
Eagle's Tail, December 10, 1948
Torchlight Hyena, December 31, 1948
Mountain Zebra, January 21, 1949
Falling Eagle, March 11, 1949
Elephant Calf, April 1, 1949
Lion Mine, April 29, 1949
A Deal in Cheetahs, May 20, 1949
Lucky Cat, June 10, 1949
The Farmer's Foes, July 29, 1949
Rock Rabbit Flats, August 12, 1949
The Ostrich's Duty, August 26, 1949
Honey-Badger's Holiday, October 7, 1949
A Taste for Fish, October 21, 1949
Undersized Giant, November 11, 1949
Mute Lion, December 2, 1949
The Fairy Cat, December 23, 1949
The Terrible Pig, January 25, 1950
A Fawn's First Day, March 3, 1950
Fallen Titan, March 24, 1950
Leap to Danger, April 6, 1950
Too Many Foes, May 5, 1950
Retreat of the Wild, May 26, 1950
Tree of Fear, June 9, 1950
Linked Foes, June 23, 1950
He Hated Traps, July 7, 1950
Cat's Kill, August 4, 1950
Knot Grass, August 25, 1950
Catch as Cat Can, September 22, 1950
Rhino at Large, October 6, 1950
Back to the Veld, October 27, 1950
Spiteful Noose, November 10, 1950
Ride to Freedom, December 8, 1950
Arrow Message, December 22, 1950
Crowned Gazelle, January 19, 1951
Unwilling Leader, February 2, 1951
Midnight Raider, February 23, 1951
Hunt in the Hills, March 22, 1951
Unkind Freedom, April 20, 1951
Leopard Mimic, May 4, 1951
It Pays to Scream, May 25, 1951
Halt Sign, June 8, 1951
Brief Tyranny, June 22, 1951
Decoy Duty, July 20, 1951 -- reprinted in Answers, April 17, 1954
The Deadfall, August 10, 1951
The Watchers, September 14, 1951
Rolling Rocks, October 12, 1951
Cub Hunt, November 2, 1951
Terror of the Drift, November 22, 1951
Sweets of Victory, December 13, 1951 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, August 1957
The Leaf Eaters, January 10, 1952
Lion's Leap, January 31, 1952 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, July 1957
Lost Dog, February 16, 1952
Trap-Counter-Trap, March 13, 1952
Too Many Hunters, April 3, 1952
Eyes in the Night, May 8, 1952 -- reprinted in Answers, October 17, 1953
Captive Cheetah, June 5, 1952 -- reprinted in Answers, February 20, 1954
Home of the Enemy, June 26, 1952
Fiends in the Bush, July 19, 1952
Trail to Water, August 8, 1952
Water for Neddie, September 5, 1952
Elephant on Holiday, September 25, 1952
The Clever Lioness, November 21, 1952 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, January 1957
Giraffe Guardian, January 6, 1953
Enemy by Night, February 18, 1953 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, December 1956
The Power of Eyes, March 26, 1953
Jackal's Hunting, April 23, 1953
Monkey and Medal, May 14, 1953
Bush Guide, June 12, 1953 -- reprinted in Answers, September 4, 1954
Poor Dog Toby, July 17, 1953
Lion's Revenge, September 8, 1953 -- reprinted in The Age (a newspaper published in Melbourne, Australia), February 11, 1955
Stranger Son, September 22, 1953
Return of the Leopards, October 15, 1953
Water-Hole by Night, December 9, 1953
The Disabled Gnu, February 23, 1954
Hound Music, April 1, 1954
Dreaming Lion, May 20, 1954 -- reprinted in The Burroughs Bulletin, No. 13, 1962
Prisoner in the Forest, June 11, 1954
Leopard Lodger, July 2, 1954
Rogue Meets Rogue, July 21, 1954
Lion Vengeance, August 25, 1954
Bull and Friend, September 28, 1954
The Man Who Liked Pigeons, October 20, 1954
Ware Wire!, December 10, 1954 -- reprinted in the Daily Mail, June 11, 1956; also reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, June 1959
Dog's Duty, February 21, 1955 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, April 1957
Game Warden, April 27, 1955
Killer's Trail, June 6, 1955 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, June 1957
The Oryx Guardian, August 10, 1955 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, April 1958
The Trap that Failed, September 23, 1955 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, November 1959
Fighting Spirit, October 19, 1955 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, March 1957
Rhino Trouble, November 18, 1955 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, February 1957
Elephant Curse, December 2, 1955 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, November 1956
Rhino Bewitched, December 31, 1955
Hippo Lift, January 31, 1956
Deadly Enemy, February 10, 1956
Devil in Armour, May 11, 1956 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, April 1960
Veteran's Duty, May 25, 1956 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, September 1960
Flashback, June 20, 1956 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, December 1960
Threat in the Air, July 18, 1956
Cheetah in Trouble, September 24, 1956
Road Closed, November 7, 1956
Beginner's Luck, December 27, 1956 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, February 1960
Gangster's Mistake, March 6, 1957 reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, March 1960
Pinchem Turns Up Trumps, September 5, 1959
Perils of the Night, October 30, 1959
Queen of the Night, January 9, 1960
Homecoming, May 19, 1960
Antelope's Leap, August 17, 1960
The Friend of Elephants, September 7, 1960
A Rhino for Shocks, November 14, 1960
Time of Drought, April 17, 1961
Battle for Leadership, May 22, 1961-- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, November 1961
Luck and the Lion, June 27, 1961
No Shooting, October 17, 1961 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, January 1964
Wind of Fortune, December 12, 1961 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, December 1963
The Blind Elephant, January 17, 1962 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, July 1963; also reprinted in The Pan Book of Animal Stories, ed. John Montgomery, Pan Books Ltd., 1964
Croc's Larder, February 14, 1962
Point of Balance, March 15, 1962
The Well-Fed Lion, June 15, 1962 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, September 1965
Pretty Pussy, June 30, 1962
Honey Still for Tea, August 1, 1962 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, October 1965
A Drink of Life, November 1, 1962 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, July 1965
Blind Date, January 29, 1963
The Big Trek, February 26, 1963
The Last Shot, April 2, 1963 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, January 1965
The Meat Trail, April 30, 1963 -- reprinted in Boy's Own Paper, June 1965
Oryx Orphan, July 3, 1963
Little Brown Dog, July 2, 1964 

 

 

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