Lloyd Osbourne | Criticism

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SOURCE: A review of Wild Justice, in The Bookman, London, Vol. XXX, No. 176, May, 1906, pp. 75-6.

In the following review, the critic praises the stories of Osbourne's Wild Justice for their "vividness and beauty and straightforwardness. "

The collective title of Mr. Lloyd Osbourne's nine tales refers apparently to the rough equity of the South Sea Islands; to the justice of sailors safely away from legal machinery, of natives, and of the two in their relations together. It also, we fancy, has reference to that deeper justice which makes a great passion worth while, whatever the tragic consequences, and which led Baudelaire to exclaim: "Mais qu'importe l'éternité de la damnation à qui a trouvé dans une seconde l'infini de la jouissance!" For in these stories where white man meets brown, the nature of the former is stirred to its primitive depths.

Many have been moved by the scene in...

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