Wallach, Janet. Desert Queen. Nan A. Talese/Doubleday.
The author herself insisted that modesty apart her pen-pictures were astonishingly feeble. . . . I wish them not to be read.
Howell, Georgina. Daughter of the Desert: the Remarkable Life of Gertrude Bell. Macmillan.
While Janet Hogarth
said they had [c]harm but not actual achievement,
Brothers, Barbara, and Julia Gergits, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 174. Gale Research.
Reviews of Theodora were mixed. Janet Hogarth
, in a Fortnightly Review article titled Literary Degenerates, and B. A. Crackanthorpe
in Nineteenth Century, criticised the story's representation of sexual desire.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.