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Page 398 - THE CONSPIRATORS. Illustrated. Post 8vo, Cloth, $1 50. There is an unmistakable brilliancy about "The Conspirators"; the rollicking spirits of the hero, the man who tells the story, are infectious, and his ardor in love is delightfully romantic.— Chicago Tribune. LORRAINE. Illustrated. Cloth, $1 25. Of this novel The Interior says: "A more absorbing story could scarcely be imagined ; there is no better tale among recent publications than
Page 400 - They are all interesting, full of careful studies of life and nature, written wholly without pretence or affectation, with a feeling of sweet human sympathy, gilded by pleasant touches of humor.— OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, writing of Miss Wilkins' stories. JANE FIELD. A Novel. $i 25. This is one of the cleverest and best-thought-out books of the season. — Black and White. Is an exceptionally clever book ; every line tells.
Page 400 - We know of no one who can write a short story with such art and simplicity as Miss Wilkins, and every tale is invested with a charm and a pathos which it would be hard to match.
Page 400 - Stories. $i 25. They are all interesting, full of careful studies of life and nature, written wholly without pretence or affectation, with a feeling of sweet human sympathy, gilded by pleasant touches of humor. — OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, writing of Miss Wilkins
Page 399 - Admirers of SR Crockett will find occasion for neither surprise nor disappointment in his new story, "Lochinvar." It is just what we might expect of him after the assurance his other writings have given of the stability of his capacity for fine romantic fiction. He gives every indication that he is in the plenitude of his powers and graces as a constructionist and narrator. — Washington Times. THE GRAY MAN. A Novel. Illustrated by SEYMOUR LUCAS, RA A strong book, . . . masterly in its portrayals...
Page 399 - LONDON of the above works will be sent by mail, postage prepaid, to any part of the United States, Canada, or Mexico, on receipt of the price.
Page 400 - WILKINS' WORKS THE PORTION OF LABOR. Illustrated. Si 50. The story of an American girl. UNDERSTUDIES. Illustrated. $i 25. SILENCE, and Other Stories. Second Edition. $1 25. JEROME : A POOR MAN. $i 50. A NEW ENGLAND NUN, and other Stories. $1 25. They are all interesting, full of careful studies of life and nature, written wholly without pretence or affectation, with a feeling of sweet human sympathy, gilded by pleasant touches of humor. — OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, writing of Miss Wilkins...