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Bagnold, Enid. Enid Bagnold's Autobiography. New York: Morrow, 1969.

Touches lightly on her writings but concentrates on the escapades of her long life; exciting and educational for the reader of any age.

Butcher, Fanny. "Review." Chicago Daily Tribune (April 27, 1935). Calls National Velvet a "delightful whimsy" which, had it been a short story, "would have been one of the best short stories in the language."

Chamberlain, John. "Review." Current History (June 1935). A brief appreciatory note describing National Velvet as "magnificent entertainment."

Colby, Harriet. "Review." Books (April 28, 1935). A lengthy review praising Notional Velvet for its maturity, honesty, language, style, and humor: "Sudden and lovely, it breathes and lives in the unexpected."

Gannett, Lewis. "Review." New York Herald Tribune (April 26, 1935). Gannett finds that despite "unfavorable portents" that should have worked against it, National Velvet is a book to remember.

MacAfee, Helen. "Review." Yale Review (Summer 1935). Reflects briefly on what makes a...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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