's New Leader called this novel far removed . . . from the mass conflicts of the age.
Croft, Andy. “Ethel Mannin: The Red Rose of Love and the Red Flower of Liberty”. Rediscovering Forgotten Radicals: British Women Writers 1889-1939, edited by Angela Ingram and Daphne Patai, University of North Carolina Press, 1993, pp. 205 - 25.
The party leader, James Maxton
, suggested that EM
ought to write instead the...