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MR. THOMAS HARDY'S NEW VOLUME

... MR. THOMAS HARDY'S 'NEW VOLUME The most delightful quality of this book is the impersonality of the narration. The impersonal is not common in English fiction, which is apt to be overcharged with the ...

Published: Wednesday 28 March 1894
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1710 | Page: Page 21, 22 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

THE BOOK AND ITS STORY: LESBIA

... THE BOOK AND ITS STORY. LESBIA. To invent a new dramatic situation seems as difficult to-day as that invention of a new pleasure for which the Roman Emperor offered a reward in vain; yet this Mrs. St ...

Published: Wednesday 15 April 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1347 | Page: Page 20 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE NIGHTS OF STRAPAROLA

... . Straparola, so far as the man himself goes, is but a name. All that is known of him is that he was horn, somewhere near the end of the fifteenth century, at Caravaggio-- th ...

Published: Wednesday 06 February 1895
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1064 | Page: Page 22 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

MR. LE GALLIENNE'S REVIEWS

... .* I notice that Mr. Andrew Lang complains of the brevity of the articles in these delightful volumes. As a contributor to newspapers. Mr. Le Gallienne has suffered the yoke ...

Published: Wednesday 20 May 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1347 | Page: Page 36 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE BOOK AND ITS STORY: 'THE PAGET PAPERS.'

... THE BOOK AND ITS STORY. 'THE PAGET PAPERS.''* The atrocious crime of being a young man was rife at the close of the last century among European generals, statesmen, and diplomatists, with the result ...

Published: Wednesday 10 June 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1384 | Page: Page 30 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

THE SIN OF HAGAR

... THE SIN OF II AGAR. In this, her latest novel, the popular author of Comin' Thro' the Rye shows no falling-off from her old skill. The book bustles along at a great pace, and holds the reader's inte ...

Published: Wednesday 17 June 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1326 | Page: Page 17 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

FICTION BY THE MILLION AND FOR THE MILLION

... A publisher's list which lies before me is headed by an announcement that Upwards of one million copies of Mr. Silas K. Hocking's works have been sold to da ...

Published: Wednesday 16 September 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1425 | Page: Page 21 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

A SUPPRESSED SATIRE

... * You will never have the opportunity of reading this novel, for the publishers have sent out a request to the reviewers to return it, as the author does not wish it to he put into ...

Published: Wednesday 30 September 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1335 | Page: Page 16 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

THE BOOK AND ITS STORY: LOVE AND WAR--IMMORTAL TWINS

... THE BOOK AND ITS STORY. LOVE AND WAR-- IMMORTAL TWINS.* That proper spirit of chivalry which flickers, if it does not flame, in the bosom of every reviewer prompts one to declare the best thins that e ...

Published: Wednesday 04 November 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1021 | Page: Page 18 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

ANTHONY HOPE'S NEW BOOK

... .* The Heart of the Princess Osra, as diagnosed by Mr. Anthony Hope, was a palimpsest: after impressions had been made on it (and they were made very easily) they disappeared ...

Published: Wednesday 21 October 1896
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 953 | Page: Page 24 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

SIR GAVAN DUFFY ON HIMSELF

... SIB GAYAN DUFFY ON HIMSKLF* We have all been edified recently by an account of Joseph Arch reading through the keyhole of a church door his first agrarian lesson. How the same lesson was, so to say, f ...

Published: Wednesday 02 March 1898
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1355 | Page: Page 25 | Tags: Illustrations  Review