Robert Newton Peck | Critical Essay by Edith C. Howley

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["Fawn"] might be called an historical vignette, a character study, or a brief tale of the attack by the British on Fort Ticonderoga in 1758…. [It is] all told from the point of view of a sixteen-year-old boy, half Mohawk and half French…. Our sympathies are with the Indians, yet the occasional descriptions of their ways of torture make it difficult to sustain sympathy. Maybe it's really all a long sermon on the folly of war.

Edith C. Howley, "Fiction: 'Fawn'," in Best Sellers (copyright 1975, by the University of Scranton), Vol. 34, No. 22, February 15, 1975, p. 515.

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