published an adult novel entitled Saplings (dedicated to her mother), which was chosen by Persephone Books
for reprinting in 2000.
Huse, Nancy. Noel Streatfeild. Twayne.
British Library Catalogue. http://explore.bl.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?dscnt=0&tab=local_tab&dstmp=1489778087340&vid=BLVU1&mode=Basic&fromLo.
E. M. Delafield
Marie Belloc Lowndes
, a Roman Catholic, observed in late 1945 that EMD
's early anti-Catholic suffered from a failure of realism, being filled with fantastic imaginary figures of the old Catholic world.
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. Diaries and Letters of Marie Belloc Lowndes, 1911-1947. Editor Marques, Susan Lowndes, Chatto and Windus.
Lowndes, Diaries 267
observed in an afterword to the Persephone
edition that both these stories deal with the terribly destructive effects of middle-aged passion.
This novel was awarded the Prix Femina Vie Heureuse in early 1920.
Hamilton, Cicely. Life Errant. J. M. Dent and Sons.
The Times announcement of the award mentioned that it was worth £40 and that a committee (with Marie Belloc Lowndes
Reviews were mixed. The San Francisco Chronicle called this a tour-de-force of its kind,, a little jewel of horror. The Times Literary Supplement dismissed it as surprisingly sentimental and not a very original story...
Frances Hodgson Burnett
The website of Persephone Books
, recent publishers of this novel, argues that Bettina is one of the great self-reliant heroines of fiction, and that the focus of the novel falls on her American energy...
was an unacknowledged favourite of Ivy Compton-Burnett
and evidently of Elizabeth Taylor
too, since Taylor borrowed for her novel Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont from the opening of a story among Whipple's papers, which...
This book appeared with very distinguished endorsement on its jacket. T. S. Eliot
wrote that he found it a very poignant story.Storm Jameson
wrote, Its simplicities are at a profound level. The theme is...
The provisional title under which it was rejected was Next Year in Jerusalem (a far cry from the later title—which is also that of one of her protagonist's films—which evokes both a fashionable area of...
This was ironical, since her aim had been to produce something new and different.
Dickens, Monica. An Open Book. Heinemann.
She titled the book with the name of Tennyson
's heroine who waits interminably in her moated grange for a...
In 2010 Persephone Books
reprinted this story or novella together with another one by MO
, The Mystery of Mrs Blencarrow, giving the combined book the title of the latter. The combination of these...
She used to get up at about 4 a.m. and write until the baby woke. The title stemmed in part from the windiness of Cape Cod (where she was living), in part from her heroine's...
wrote twice about her writer aunt, Winifred Peck
, and particularly about her wartime novel House-Bound. In 1985 she wrote in the Times Literary Supplement that this was the one among all her...
This novel, written in a rage and in a tent within sound of guns and shells,
Beauman, Nicola. The Other Elizabeth Taylor. Persephone Books, 2009.
Conville, David, and Dorothy Whipple. “Afterword”. The Priory, Persephone Books, 2003, pp. 529-36.
Lestage, Gregory, and Mollie Panter-Downes. “Afterword: Mollie Panter-Downes and The New Yorker”. Good Evening, Mrs Craven, edited by Gregory Lestage and Gregory Lestage, Persephone Books, 1999, pp. 191-03.
Lestage, Gregory, and Mollie Panter-Downes. “Preface”. Good Evening, Mrs Craven, edited by Gregory Lestage and Gregory Lestage, Persephone Books, 1999, p. vii - xxiii.