Descriptive List[s] of Novels and Tales Volume 1-5

Descriptive List[s] of Novels and Tales Volume 1-5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...and told with admirable spirit and gratic power. He gets kidMPPQII by some Americans, part of the crew of 'the tidy little 'Vave', ' one of "_ii10ln.hc says, told him that 'it I was tired of my life, he calculated that I had better speak as loud again'... We can "l' 11090 that all readers of this and "_hr chapters of 'Tom Cringle's Log' will be as well pleased with them as we 1"W0 been, on our last as well as on our first P91118111." Saturday Review. 984 G'_1'1l'tAGIC COMEDIANS ('l'he). by 1-IEREDl'l'Il: ChGpmG1l, 1881. "There H!1_process familiar to those who have Studied latin composition by the name of _'"" _Mi'll1: l. Mr. Meredith's 'Tragic $BEli1llS' is a study in oblique narn, m_Mnul!_l1t=1s turned the lst person of his It seem plthe 3rd and added comments. to see ' 11111: ylheeoinos somewhat diflicult cm Th 1 t ere is in the book to criti', 1 Plot and much ot the conver sation are due to Mrs. von Itacowitza, and the interest its characters arouse is as much owing to historical suggestion as to the art of the novelist. What remains as Mr. Meredith's is his style, mid this, as everyone knows, is peculiarly his. Mr. Meredith has a habit of condensing epigrams into adverbs and allegories into adjectives, which render his sentences stimulating, but at the sanic time seinewhat hard reading... It is somewhat difiicult to judge this novel 'on its merits.' It we had not read Mrs. von Rac0'itzn's hook we mit have placed 'The Tragic Comedians' very hi among the brilliantproductions with which Mr. Meredith has enriched cnglish fiction. more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236767780
  • 9781236767783