“Kindest Regards” [?!] from Evelyn Waugh

O'Connor, writing to Gordon after the publication of Wise Blood: “I’m sorry you won’t be able to review the book but I am glad to have the comment [Gordon's quote] on the jacket, where it will give pause. I thought you would be interested in [Evelyn] Waugh’s comment which was as follows: ‘You want a… Continue reading “Kindest Regards” [?!] from Evelyn Waugh

1932 review of Caroline Gordon’s PENHALLY

“The prose of PENHALLY is disciplined… The quality of the writing, with its cumulative emotional effect, sustains the novel in those places where one feels dissatisfaction with certain technical details—for instance, the repeated psychological cut-back. In all justice, it must be said that Miss Gordon is one of our few contemporary novelists who possess a… Continue reading 1932 review of Caroline Gordon’s PENHALLY