Lloyd Osbourne | Criticism

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SOURCE: A review of A Person of Some Importance, in The Dial Vol. LII, No. 613, January 1, 1912, pp. 23-4.

In the following review, Payne sees A Person of Some Importance as inventive but disappointing in style and characterization.

The romantic story of the Austrian archduke who separated himself from civilization some twenty years ago, his subsequent history and fate to remain a mystery, has been taken by Mr. Lloyd Osbourne for the groundwork of the tale which he entitles A Person of Some Importance. Last year, it will be remembered, the missing man was declared to be legally dead, and his estate settled. Mr. Osbourne's invention (for which there is some shadow of historical support) represents the archduke as having concealed himself, in company with the lady for whom he thought the world well lost, upon a remote island in the South Pacific, and as having died there after...

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