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Critical Essay by Frank Kelly

White's principal subjects [in The Maharajah and Other Stories] are deformity and aberration—both physical and psychological—and the everpresent tension between the rational world with its prescribed forms and the world of elemental passions. The dilemma of a physician who is caught in this tension is skillfully portrayed in "The Maharajah." "A Sharp Attack of Something or Other" recalls the best tales of Saki in its wit and in its faintly sinister atmosphere. "Soft Voices at Passenham" is a delicately drawn but nonetheless affecting ghost story.

But at least half of the stories are not up to his standard, principally because of a failure of technique. Often White sets up an elaborate structure with no pay-off and his textures sometimes overwhelm the narrative. In "The Man&#x...

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