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THE COAST OF FOLLY

... . . By Coningsby Dawson. (Hutchinson 7s. 6d.) (Hutchinson 7s. 6d.) Joyce Gathway, an American millionaire's grand-daughter, was threatened with divorce, and thought ...

Published: Wednesday 09 April 1924
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 111 | Page: Page 82 | Tags: Review 

RARE LUCK

... . By W. Pett Ridge. (Methuen 7s. 6d.) Mr. Pett Ridge has invented a curious variant of vagaries in wills, and of post humous revenge. A rejected suitor, long after the event, left his propert ...

Published: Wednesday 09 April 1924
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 116 | Page: Page 82 | Tags: Review 

THE ROMANTIC WOMAN

... . . By Mary Borden. (Heinemann 7s. 6d.) (Heinemann 7s. 6d.) After the immense success of Jane Our Stranger, the republication of Miss Borden's first novel was a fo ...

Published: Wednesday 09 April 1924
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 88 | Page: Page 84 | Tags: Review 

THE SECOND WIFE

... . By Lilian Arnold. (Butterwortli 7s. 6d.) Pre-eminently a woman's book a study in female character written with insight and charm. The women are both good and bad in fact, very, very g ...

Published: Wednesday 09 April 1924
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 108 | Page: Page 84 | Tags: Review 

The Literary Lounger: The End of War

... The Literary Lounger. By Keble Howard .**1 The End of War. In the train between Milan and Paris I met an enthu siastic young American. He was completing the final laps of a voyage round the world, and ...

DAMNED

... . (Stanley Paul 7s. 6d.) An anonymous novel from America. The scene is laid in the place which the late Mr. Stead said should be called a pocket edition of Chicago, rather than the other way abo ...

Published: Wednesday 09 April 1924
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 116 | Page: Page 82 | Tags: Review 

THE IMMORTALS

... . . By Harold E. Scar borough. (Fisher Unwin 7s. 6d.) (Fisher Unwin 7s. 6d.) Brusilov, the biologist, ought to have been a popular man, for he discovered how to make men immo ...

Published: Wednesday 09 April 1924
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 192 | Page: Page 84, 86 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

FIFTEEN TALES

... . Bv Ivan Bunin. (Seeker 7s. 6d.) These able translations by Isobel F. Hap- good bring before English readers yet another master of the Russian short story. They have more than their shar ...

Published: Wednesday 09 April 1924
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 140 | Page: Page 86 | Tags: Review 

FIFTY YEARS OF FILMS

... By C. A. Lejeune THERE is something eminently satisfying to the tidy mind in a survey of the past half-century of cinema, since it covers practically the whole field of motion-pic ...

Published: Wednesday 04 January 1950
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1412 | Page: Page 30, 31 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

OUR BOOKSHELF: Half a Century of English Fiction

... OUR BOOKSHELF Half a Century of English Fiction by Rupert Croft-Cooke I WOULD like to do this in the form of a graph. And why not? With statistics, and sales charts, and Gallup polls being applied to ...

Published: Wednesday 04 January 1950
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1462 | Page: Page 36 | Tags: Photographs  Review