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Think of England Criticism

Peter Ho Davies
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Unfortunately, there is little criticism available for "Think of England," in part because Davies has yet to publish his novel The Bad Shepherd, from which the latest version of the story is excerpted. Although "Think of England" is included in the anthology Best American Short Stories 2001, reviews of that book generally refer to the composition of the volume as a whole, offering plot summaries of a few selected stories rather than focusing on the individual achievements of their authors.

Contemporary Authors Online quotes Jay A. Fernandez's review of Davies' short story collection The Ugliest House in the World for Washington Post Book World, which observes that Davies writes with "equal authenticity" about disparate historical periods and locales, "evoking time and place with what appears to be an impressive acuity." Also quoted in Contemporary Authors Online, a writer for Kirkus Reviews notes that the stories in Davies'...

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