Ernest Bramah | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Louise Mansell Field

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Ernest Bramah.
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Critical Essay by Louise Mansell Field

SOURCE: "Ernest Bramah and His Blind Detective," in The Literary Digest International Book Review, Vol. II, No. 6, May, 1924, pp. 464-65.

In the following review, Field highlights the extraordinary skills of Bramah's blind detective Max Carrados and calls the stories in The Eyes of Max Carrados "perplexing, entertaining, ingenious, and very well written."

The immense contribution which failure has made to Anglo-Saxon letters is at once a curious and an entertaining subject for speculation. The failure, that is, which persons who have since accomplished worthwhile literary work made in the professions first chosen by them. Cold shivers run down one's spine at the thought of the loss which we might have suffered had Algernon Black-wood's dairy-farm, for instance, been a success; and now it appears that Ernest Bramah, whose Kai-Lung stories have...

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