Reviews, however, were good: in the Times, the New Statesman (by Peter Quennell
), John o' London's (by Richard Church
), and Manchester Guardian (by Norah Hoult
, who was herself a novelist).
Whipple, Dorothy. Random Commentary. Michael Joseph.
Material Conditions of Writing
She began working on this a little before her collection of children's stories. She was at first intimidated by the idea of doing historical, archival research. Her publisher, Hamilton
, encouraged her, and when she...
contributed to Marcel Proust, an expensive volume with illustrations, edited by Peter Quennell
, an essay entitled The Art of Bergotte.
Brown, Spencer Curtis, and Elizabeth Bowen. “Foreword”. Pictures and Conversations, Alfred A. Knopf, p. vii - xlii.
"To Lord Byron
": Feminine Profiles Based Upon Unpublished Letters, a volume of women's letters that GP
left unfinished, was posthumously issued, completed by a younger historian, Peter Quennell