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Reception Gladys Henrietta Schütze
Galsworthy 's welcoming preface concludes: Human and interesting from page to page; broad, just and tolerant; above all, warm and breathing, it makes you think. Yes, it makes you think.
Galsworthy, John, and Gladys Henrietta Schütze. “Foreword”. Mrs. Fischer’s War, p. 7.
The Times Literary Supplement...
Reception Freya Stark
Recommended by the Book Society and the Book Guild , The Southern Gates of Arabia also received high praise in the Daily Telegraph, among other papers. FS , rather surprisingly, was compared to Jane Austen


1930: The Book Guild was funded, on the model of...

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The Book Guild was funded, on the model of the Book Society of the previous year, to cater to the needs of the intelligent but not academic (middle-brow) reader.


Lister, Anne. Miss Lister of Shibden Hall. Editor Green, Muriel, Book Guild, 1992.