Frank Norris | Critical Review by The Bookman

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Critical Review by The Bookman

SOURCE: A review of The Third Circle, in The Bookman, Vol. 37, October, 1909, p. 54.

In the following review, the critic praises the stories in The Third Circle.

Nine times out of ten it is a mistake, or something worse, to go dredging into the back numbers of old magazines and newspapers and bringing to light the prentice work of an author who has become sufficiently famous to make such an enterprise commercially worth while; in the tenth case it is entirely justifiable. This is one of those tenth books; it would have been a thousand pities if the stories and sketches salved in The Third Circle had been left to their dusty oblivion in the files of the San Francisco Wave. Such things as "A Reversion to Type," and "The Third Circle" itself, a grim and subtle study, are almost as...

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