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THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... THE LITERARY LOUNGER. BETWEEN the ending of the last civil war and the outbreak of the next, which is usually in Spain quite soon. Do you know the voice? I may have been exaggerating, but I thought the author of And No Man's Wit revealed herself ...

Published: Wednesday 31 July 1940
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1016 | Page: 20 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

CINEMA CAMEOS

... from one of those long historical novels that are so popular in the United States. With a background of the War of Independence, that major scuffle that preceded Scarlett O'Hara's civil war, it tells the story of a gentlewoman of Virginia (Martha Scott) ...

Published: Wednesday 29 January 1941
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1328 | Page: 10 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

A Combustible Edwardian

... 6 d.) is its sequel. Agreeably removed from the conditions which lacerate us, though lacerated by their own plagues -and civil wars, the Indian nobles journey into banishment, consult gurus, listen to singing on moonlit terraces, occasionally draw swords ...

Published: Wednesday 14 August 1940
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1756 | Page: 23, 31 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

NEW EFFORTS In PROSE, POEM and FICTION: A Mixed Selection of Recently Published Books to Suit All Tastes

... setting of China towards the end of the last century, and concerns the relationships between a group of English missionaries and Civil Servants and their Chinese friends. The liveliest and the most attractive character is the much- chaperoned daughter of an ...

Published: Saturday 03 March 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1823 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

The LATEST SELECTION of NEW WORKS

... factory work, Miss Martindale went to the Treasury as Director of Women's Establishments, one of the highest posts in the Civil Service. Since her retirement from that appoint ment, she has lectured, written and I been a member of innumerable commissions ...

Published: Saturday 12 August 1944
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1728 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

FOUR NOVELS AND A MISCELLANY

... NEARLY 100 years ago, in the United States there was a Resistance Movement and an Underground organised on essentially the same lines as its later European namesake. This Underground Railway, as it was called in 1850, was used to get negroes away from ...

Published: Saturday 21 July 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1880 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE LIFE OF A GOOD MAN

... Sarah is a Cadet Officer in the A.T.S. and Timothy is at school. There is the usual evacuee, women's institute, gardening. Civil De fence, and the rest of the wartime activities with which this type of book has made us familiar. It is also the type of ...

Published: Saturday 01 August 1942
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1500 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

OLD ST. PETERSBURG AND MODERN WASHINGTON

... unspecified method of attack, has defeated Great Britain. Stretching her assumption still fur ther, we have to believe that the United States have arrived at a peace with Japan, and have come to terms with the Nazis to pre vent a prolongation of human suffering ...

Published: Saturday 28 November 1942
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1521 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

EIGHT BOOKS FOR DIFFERENT MOODS: Miss Mary Lavin's Masterly Short Stories; Theatres of the U.S.S.R.; The ..

... reader a lively picture of Maryland society after the Civil War she has exposed equally vividly some of the squabbles and dissen sions which were a background to the establishment of one of the United States' greatest medical experiments, and she has given ...

Published: Saturday 19 June 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1579 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... remembered when their stepfather calls it haunting he makes an understatement. Their father, a brilliant soldier, but a waster in civil life, dies in the war of 1914-18, leaving almost nothing to his wife, but to his sons a con siderable share of his difficult ...