John Galsworthy | Critical Essay by L. P. Hartley

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Critical Essay by L. P. Hartley

SOURCE: A review of Caravan, in The Bookman, Vol. 68, No. 404, May, 1925, pp. 114-15.

Author of the acclaimed novel trilogy Eustace and Hilda (1944-47), Hartley was an English novelist and short story writer whose fiction is unified by the theme of the search for individuality and meaning in the post-Christian era. A literary critic as well, Hartley contributed reviews for many years to the Saturday Review, Time and Tide, the Spectator, and other periodicals. In the following review, he describes the stories in Caravan as inventive, indignant, and at times sentimental.

An exhausted and pitiable caravan, this of Mr. Galsworthy's, composed of the maimed, the halt and the blind, the victims of circumstance, the victims of themselves—depressed, unsuccessful, down-at-heel, under-dogs nearly all of them. There are fifty-six stories in [Caravan], and nearly a thousand pages; in nearly...

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