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Starting Dorothy Richardson's Pilgrimage

For her achievement with the thirteen novels that make up Pilgrimage, Dorothy Richardson ought to be recognised as one of the world’s great novelists. Though I confess to only having read the first four in the sequence, I enjoyed them more than any other novel I’ve read. 356 more words

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May Sinclair’s The Dark Night: The Imagist Verse Novel

In this week’s Dispatches from the Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle reassesses an experimental work from the 1920s by an underrated author

When he reviewed the published facsimile and drafts of… 928 more words

Literature

Mini Reviews: 'The Combined Maze', 'Fair Exchange', and 'Selling Manhattan'

The Combined Maze by May Sinclair *****
The scenes within The Combined Maze, which is incidentally one of Agatha Christie’s favourite books, are deftly set, and Sinclair’s prose is measured and clear.  343 more words

Neglected Books: 'The Immortal Moment: The Story of Kitty Tailleur', and 'The Creators: A Comedy' by May Sinclair

The Immortal Moment: The Story of Kitty Tailleur ****
As with the rest of Sinclair’s early work, I had not much of an idea as to what… 560 more words

Neglected Books: 'The Judgment of Eve' and 'The Helpmate' by May Sinclair

The Judgment of Eve ****
The Judgment of Eve is the shortest Sinclair book yet in my reading of her entire bibliography.  The author sets the scene wonderfully, and introduces the reader at once to protagonist, Aggie.  419 more words

Reviews: 'The Immortal Moment: The Life of Kitty Tailleur', and 'The Creators: A Comedy' by May Sinclair

The Immortal Moment: The Story of Kitty Tailleur ****
As with the rest of Sinclair’s early work, I had not much of an idea as to what… 558 more words

Reviews: 'The Judgment of Eve' and 'The Helpmate' by May Sinclair

The Judgment of Eve ****
The Judgment of Eve is the shortest Sinclair book yet in my reading of her entire bibliography.  The author sets the scene wonderfully, and introduces the reader at once to protagonist, Aggie.  419 more words