Patricia Craig

Standard Name: Craig, Patricia

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Literary responses Ruth Rendell
Patricia Craig , reviewing for the Times Literary Supplement, judged that this novel was beautifully composed (like two of its Barbara Vine predecessors but unlike House of Stairs, which she thought disfigured by...
Literary responses Christina Stead
The title story was a contender for the Miles Franklin prize in the year that the volume was published.
OCLC WorldCat.
Reviewing the collection, Patricia Craig felt that it did not show Stead at her best, but...
Literary responses Noel Streatfeild
Pamela Hansford Johnson called this at its first appearance NS 's best book to date.
Huse, Nancy. Noel Streatfeild. Twayne, 1994.
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Mary Cadogan and Patricia Craig in 1978 praised its freedom from evasions and trite conclusions.
Huse, Nancy. Noel Streatfeild. Twayne, 1994.
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The reprint of...
Literary responses Zoë Fairbairns
Savkar Altinel in the Times Literary Supplement was highly critical of this novel,
Altinel, Savkar. “Man Trouble”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 4237, p. 676.
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but the following year Patricia Craig , in the same journal, was more appreciative, crediting ZF with a sure touch with...
Literary responses Jane Gardam
Patricia Craig in the Times Literary Supplement discerned a splendid original recklessness in JG 's handling (fiercer and wittier than other examples) of her ugly-duckling theme.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
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Literary responses Jane Gardam
Reviewer Ann Thwaite appreciated Bridget and William as a strong simple winter story set in the Yorkshire dales,
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
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but later, judging a bunch of books for the under-eights, she felt that...
Literary responses Jennifer Johnston
Patricia Craig in the New Statesman identified the novel's theme as illusions produced by men in the interests of power and praised its telling as by turns inspiriting, illuminating and attractively strange.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Julia O'Faolain 's...
Literary responses Gwen Moffat
Patricia Craig wrote in the TLS that in RageGM had neatly effected a fusion of two genres, the western and the detective.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
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Literary responses Julia O'Faolain
This novel was short-listed for the Booker Prize. Hermione Lee praised it in the Observer for presenting the inter-relationship between family and national history, while Robert Nye in the Guardian called it one of the...
Literary responses Julia O'Faolain
In the Times Literary Supplement, Patricia Craig voiced the opinion that feminists might be disappointed with this exceptionally polished work, since the values which the heroine lives by are no part of a feminist...
Literary responses Ruth Rendell
Craig missed the customary more intricate plot, yet maintained that Rendell had lost nothing of her flair for suspenseful story-telling.
Craig, Patricia. “Criminal proceedings”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 4577, p. 1382.
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