Beyond the Rocks | Critical Essay by The New York Times Book Review

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Beyond the Rocks.
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Critical Essay by The New York Times Book Review

SOURCE: "Smart Society," in The New York Times Book Review, November, 1906, 771 p.

In the following review, the critic reacts negatively to Glyn's Beyond the Rocks, citing the novel's "moral atmosphere" as "decidely unwholesome."

Elinor Glyn's new story, Beyond the Rocks, (Harper,) furnishes another of those saddening pictures of smart society for which she is already responsible to the number of two or three, though it has always been British smart society whose unseemliness she exposed. "Exposed" is perhaps not the best word, either, because one does not gather from the author's method of telling her story that she has the slightest idea of criticising the morals or manners of the set of people of whom she writes or of impressing her readers with their urgent need of missionaries. They are not labeled...

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