The Little Prince | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of The Little Prince.
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SOURCE: A review of The Little Prince in The New Yorker, Vol. 19, May 29, 1943, p. 52.

In the following review, the reviewer describes Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince as overelaborate and confusing.

The critics of children's books have a tendency to greet with joyous cries of welcome any juvenile written by an author who has a name in a wider field of writing. This is natural enough, considering the number of books they must read in a year by writers without talent, and often there is real cause for rejoicing over a great name on the title page. Not always, though. This spring, for example, the cries of welcome have been for The Little Prince, written and illustrated by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Whatever the merits of the book, it seems to be news: it has had a rush of publicity, it is on the best-seller lists, some reviewers announce...

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