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Masterson (1926)
A Story of an English Gentleman
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    Among the Bogeys (Review)
    Masterson, by Gilbert Frankau
    1. Masterson by Gilbert Frankau
    The Saturday Review, July 17, 1926, p. 937
  2. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (50 Reviews)
    Juliet Is Twenty, by Jane Abbott
    1. Juliet Is Twenty by Jane Abbott
    2. Overheard by Ruby M. Ayres
    3. The Blue Window by Temple Bailey
    4. Walls of Glass by Larry Barretto
    5. The Exquisite Perdita by E. Barrington
    6. Hangman's House by Donn Byrne
    7. The Silver Stallion by James B. Cabell
    8. The Incredulity of Father Brown by G.K. Chesterton
    9. Prose and Cons by Irvin S. Cobb
    10. The Tents of Jacob by Hyman Cohen
    11. They Had to See Paris by Homer Croy
    12. The Black Hunter by James Oliver Curwood
    13. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    14. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    15. The Worm Ouroboros by E.R. Eddison
    16. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    17. After Noon by Susan Ertz
    18. The High Adventure by Jeffery Farnol
    19. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    20. Marchester Royal by J.S. Fletcher
    21. O Genteel Lady! by Esther Forbes
    22. Masterson by Gilbert Frankau
    23. The Red Confessor by Nathan Gallizier
    24. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    25. The Unchanging Quest by Philip Gibbs
    26. Glass Houses by Eleanor Gizycka
    27. The Torrents of Spring by Ernest Hemingway
    28. Richard, Myrtle and I by Stephen Hudson
    29. The Old Home Town by Rupert Hughes
    30. Three Kingdoms by Storm Jameson
    31. Tom Fool by F. Tennyson Jesse
    32. The Great Valley by Mary Johnston
    33. Mantrap by Sinclair Lewis
    34. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    35. The Wrong Letter by Walter S. Masterman
    36. Thunder on the Left by Christopher Morley
    37. Pig Iron by Charles G. Norris
    38. The Black Flemings by Kathleen Norris
    39. Prodigals of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    40. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso
    41. The Red Ledger by Frank L. Packard
    42. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    43. To-Morrow's Tangle by Margaret Pedler
    44. The Fulfilment of Daphne Bruno by Ernest Raymond
    45. The Bat by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood
    46. Teeftallow by T.S. Stribling
    47. The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson
    48. King of Dreams by G.R. Warmington
    49. The Wondering Moon by George Weston
    50. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    The Bookman, September 1926, pp. 89-90
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (51 Reviews)
    Winter Wheat, by Almey St. John Adcock
    1. Winter Wheat by Almey St. John Adcock
    2. The Blue Window by Temple Bailey
    3. East of Mansion House by Thomas Burke
    4. Hangman's House by Donn Byrne
    5. The Silver Stallion by James B. Cabell
    6. The Splendid Rascal by George Challis
    7. Mr. Moffatt by Chester Francis Cobb
    8. The Tents of Jacob by Hyman Cohen
    9. Child of the North by Ridgwell Cullum
    10. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    11. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    12. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    13. After Noon by Susan Ertz
    14. The Painted Stallion by Hal G. Evarts
    15. The High Adventure by Jeffery Farnol
    16. Masterson by Gilbert Frankau
    17. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    18. The Unchanging Quest by Philip Gibbs
    19. Glass Houses by Eleanor Gizycka
    20. The Four Winds by Sinclair Gluck
    21. Count Bruga by Ben Hecht
    22. Co-Ed by Olive Deane Hormel
    23. The Old Home Town by Rupert Hughes
    24. Appassionata by Fannie Hurst
    25. Three Kingdoms by Storm Jameson
    26. The Great Valley by Mary Johnston
    27. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    28. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    29. Sounding Brass by Ethel Mannin
    30. Odtaa by John Masefield
    31. Hearts of Hickory by John Trotwood Moore
    32. Thunder on the Left by Christopher Morley
    33. The Silk Coquette by Edwin Bateman Morris
    34. Pig Iron by Charles G. Norris
    35. The Black Flemings by Kathleen Norris
    36. Prodigals of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    37. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso
    38. The Red Ledger by Frank L. Packard
    39. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    40. The Enemy by Channing Pollock
    41. The Bat by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood
    42. The Silent Six by Austin J. Small
    43. The Dice of God by Cynthia Stockley
    44. The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson
    45. Precious Bane by Mary Webb
    46. Here and Beyond by Edith Wharton
    47. The Silver Forest by Ben Ames Williams
    48. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    49. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    50. Ashes of Desire by Pamela Wynne
    51. Things Greater Than He by Luciano Zuccoli
    The Bookman, August 1926, pp. 702-703
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (72 Reviews)
    The Rim of the Prairie, by Bess Streeter Aldrich
    1. The Rim of the Prairie by Bess Streeter Aldrich
    2. A Brazilian Tenement by Aluizio Azevedo
    3. The Blue Window by Temple Bailey
    4. Cat's Cradle by Maurice Baring
    5. The Breeze in the Moonlight by George Soulie de Morant
    6. Spanish Faith by Francis R. Bellamy
    7. Ashe of Rings, and Other Writings by Mary Butts
    8. Hangman's House by Donn Byrne
    9. The Silver Stallion by James B. Cabell
    10. Mary Christmas by Mary Ellen Chase
    11. Dusk of Day by Catherine Clark
    12. The Sunken Garden by Nathalia Crane
    13. The Unknown Goddess by Ruth Cross
    14. When the Fight Begins by Holman Day
    15. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    16. The Connoisseur, and Other Stories by Walter de la Mare
    17. Delight by Mazo de la Roche
    18. Love in Greenwich Village by Floyd Dell
    19. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle
    20. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    21. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    22. After Noon by Susan Ertz
    23. The High Adventure by Jeffery Farnol
    24. Masterson by Gilbert Frankau
    25. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    26. The Unchanging Quest by Philip Gibbs
    27. Glass Houses by Eleanor Gizycka
    28. Heat by Isa Glenn
    29. The Crater by Robert Gore-Browne
    30. Adam's Breed by Radclyffe Hall
    31. Honk! by Doris F. Halman
    32. His Majesty the King by Cosmo Hamilton
    33. Count Bruga by Ben Hecht
    34. Chimes by Robert Herrick
    35. A New Name by Grace Livingston Hill
    36. Gun Gospel by W.D. Hoffman
    37. Roundabout by Nancy Hoyt
    38. Two or Three Graces by Aldous Huxley
    39. Three Kingdoms by Storm Jameson
    40. The Great Valley by Mary Johnston
    41. Whelp of the Winds by Rufus King
    42. Mantrap by Sinclair Lewis
    43. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    44. Flecker's Magic by Norman H. Matson
    45. The Smoking Leg, and Other Stories by John Metcalfe
    46. Hearts of Hickory by John Trotwood Moore
    47. Thunder on the Left by Christopher Morley
    48. Pig Iron by Charles G. Norris
    49. The Black Flemings by Kathleen Norris
    50. At Top of Tobin by Stanley Olmsted
    51. The Golden Beast by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    52. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso
    53. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    54. The Windy Hill by Jennings Perry
    55. The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter
    56. The Queerness of Celia by Amelia Rives Chanler Troubetzkoy
    57. The Housemaid by Naomi Royde-Smith
    58. The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
    59. Beatrice by Arthur Schnitzler
    60. The Red Gods Call by C.E. Scoggins
    61. The Trail of Glory by Leroy Scott
    62. The Nest by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    63. Shepherd Easton's Daughter by Mary J.H. Skrine
    64. The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson
    65. The Blind Goddess by Arthur Train
    66. Jorgensen by Tristram Tupper
    67. One Little Man by Christopher Ward
    68. Oberlin's Three Stages by Jakob Wassermann
    69. Here and Beyond by Edith Wharton
    70. Black Incense by Alice Muriel Livingston Williamson
    71. Gypsy Down the Lane by Thames Williamson
    72. The Vengeance of Hurricane Williams by Gordon Young
    The Bookman, July 1926, pp. 591-593
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (76 Reviews)
    The Crooked Lip, by Herbert Adams
    1. The Crooked Lip by Herbert Adams
    2. The Ninth Thermidor by Mark A. Aldanov
    3. The Cutters by Bess Streeter Aldrich
    4. The Blue Window by Temple Bailey
    5. The Lord of Labraz by Pio Baroja
    6. The Exquisite Perdita by E. Barrington
    7. Padlocked by Rex Beach
    8. Susan Shane by Roger Burlingame
    9. Hangman's House by Donn Byrne
    10. The Silver Stallion by James B. Cabell
    11. Her Son's Wife by Dorothy Canfield
    12. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
    13. Listen, Moon! by Leonard Cline
    14. The Black Hunter by James Oliver Curwood
    15. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    16. An Old Man's Folly by Floyd Dell
    17. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    18. The Charwoman's Shadow by Lord Dunsany
    19. The Testament of Dominic Burleigh by Godfrey Elton
    20. Red Earth by Jane England
    21. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    22. After Noon by Susan Ertz
    23. The High Adventure by Jeffery Farnol
    24. Hot Saturday by Harvey Fergusson
    25. O Genteel Lady! by Esther Forbes
    26. Ways of Escape by Noel Forrest
    27. Masterson by Gilbert Frankau
    28. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    29. Labels by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    30. The Romantic Comedians by Ellen Glasgow
    31. Code of Men by Homer King Gordon
    32. The Desert Thoroughbred by Jackson Gregory
    33. The Beckoning Glory by May Emery Hall
    34. Tampico by Joseph Hergesheimer
    35. The Unearthly by Robert S. Hichens
    36. The Golden Dancer by Cyril Hume
    37. Mannequin by Fannie Hurst
    38. The Great Valley by Mary Johnston
    39. The Understanding Heart by Peter B. Kyne
    40. Martha and Mary by J. Anker Larsen
    41. Mantrap by Sinclair Lewis
    42. The Leper Ship by Isadore Lhevinne
    43. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    44. Fairy Gold by Compton Mackenzie
    45. The Loom of the Fool by Austin Macleod
    46. The Stooping Venus by Bruce Marshall
    47. Fraternity Row by Lynn Montross and Lois Montross
    48. The Glory of Egypt by Louis Moresby
    49. Pagan Mother by Arthur Mortimer
    50. Pig Iron by Charles G. Norris
    51. The Black Flemings by Kathleen Norris
    52. Prodigals of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    53. The Celestial City by Baroness Orczy
    54. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso
    55. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    56. To-Morrow's Tangle by Margaret Pedler
    57. From Nine to Nine by Leo Perutz
    58. Circe's Island, and The Girl and the Faun by Eden Phillpotts
    59. The Valley of the Kings by Marmaduke W. Pickthall
    60. Caleb Peaslee by Frank K. Rich
    61. The Time of Man by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    62. The Black Glove by J.G. Sarasin
    63. The Sun Woman by James Willard Schultz
    64. The Laughing Heart by Beatrice Sheepshanks
    65. Far End by May Sinclair
    66. Brawnyman by James Stevens
    67. Teeftallow by T.S. Stribling
    68. The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson
    69. The Club of Masks by Allen Upward
    70. Nigger Heaven by Carl Van Vechten
    71. The Big House by Mildred Wasson
    72. Devices and Desires by Vera Wheatley
    73. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    74. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    75. The Mad Busman, and Other Stories by I.A.R. Wylie
    76. But in Our Lives by Francis Younghusband
    The Bookman, October 1926, pp. 219-221
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (96 Reviews)
    Transatlantic Stories,
    1. Transatlantic Stories
    2. The Piper's Fee by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    3. Juve in the Dock by Marcel Allain
    4. One Tree by A.M. Allen
    5. Miss Tiverton Goes Out by Adelaide Champneys
    6. The Blue Window by Temple Bailey
    7. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    8. Jacob's Well by Pierre Benoit
    9. Demigods by John Biggs, Jr.
    10. The Leading Lady by Geraldine Bonner
    11. The Stranger Within the Gates by C. Nina Boyle
    12. Glitter by Katharine Brush
    13. It's Not Done by William C. Bullitt
    14. Hangman's House by Donn Byrne
    15. The Silver Stallion by James B. Cabell
    16. The Pride of the Town by Dorothy Walworth Carman
    17. The Professor's House by Willa Cather
    18. Man Alone by George Agnew Chamberlain
    19. They Had to See Paris by Homer Croy
    20. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    21. A Man Under Authority by Ethel M. Dell
    22. Manhattan Transfer by John Dos Passos
    23. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    24. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    25. The High Adventure by Jeffery Farnol
    26. Soldiers' Pay by William Faulkner
    27. O Genteel Lady! by Esther Forbes
    28. Masterson by Gilbert Frankau
    29. Treasure Royal by William Garrett
    30. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    31. The Unchanging Quest by Philip Gibbs
    32. Glass Houses by Eleanor Gizycka
    33. Cuckoo by Douglas Goldring
    34. Heather Heretics by Marshall N. Goold
    35. The Vanishing American by Zane Grey
    36. Home Talent by Louise Closser Hale
    37. Simonetta Perkins by L.P. Hartley
    38. The Strange Adventures of Mr. Collin by Frank Heller
    39. Alison Vail by Elizabeth Newport Hepburn
    40. Adventure's Best Stories, 1926 by Arthur Sullivant Hoffman
    41. The Shoals of Honour by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
    42. The Order of the Octopus by Sydney Horler
    43. Appassionata by Fannie Hurst
    44. One Increasing Purpose by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    45. The Question Mark by Muriel Jaeger
    46. Three Kingdoms by Storm Jameson
    47. The Viaduct Murder by Ronald A. Knox
    48. Hill-Billy by Rose Wilder Lane
    49. The Love Nest, and Other Stories by Ring W. Lardner
    50. Proud Revelry by Amber Lee
    51. Cubwood by W.R. Sunderland Lewis
    52. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    53. The Three Students by Haldane Macfall
    54. Bittern Point by Virginia Macfadyen
    55. Odtaa by John Masefield
    56. The Final Count by H.C. McNeile
    57. Instruments of Darkness by Alice Duer Miller
    58. Rough Justice by C.E. Montague
    59. Hearts of Hickory by John Trotwood Moore
    60. Thunder on the Left by Christopher Morley
    61. Whipped Cream by Geoffrey Moss
    62. The Crime at Vanderlynden's by R.H. Mottram
    63. The Secret Listeners of the East by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
    64. The Sacred Tree by Arthur Waley and Lady Murasaki
    65. Pig Iron by Charles G. Norris
    66. The Black Flemings by Kathleen Norris
    67. West of Dodge by George W. Ogden
    68. The Golden Beast by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    69. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso
    70. The Sleeping Cat by Isabel Ostrander
    71. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    72. The Fourth Queen by Isabel Paterson
    73. The Little Less by Aishie Pharall
    74. Turbott Wolfe by William Plomer
    75. The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter
    76. The Bat by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood
    77. Wild Heart by Isabelle Sandy
    78. Plupy, Beany and Pewt: Contracters by Henry A. Shute
    79. Justice Walk by Constance Smedley
    80. What Is To Be by J.C. Snaith
    81. Urkey Island by Wilbur Daniel Steele
    82. That Fool of a Woman by Millicent Sutherland Bates
    83. Women by Booth Tarkington
    84. Treasure by Albert Payson Terhune
    85. Riders of the Wind by Elswyth Thane
    86. The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson
    87. Mr. Bottleby Does Something by E. Temple Thurston
    88. The Blind Goddess by Arthur Train
    89. The Strange Countess by Edgar Wallace
    90. Secret Harbour by Stewart Edward White
    91. Flight by Walter Francis White
    92. The Cabala by Thornton Niven Wilder
    93. Sport of the Gods by Grove Wilson
    94. Cover Charge by Cornell Woolrich
    95. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    96. The Double Thirteen by Anthony Wynne
    The Bookman, June 1926, pp. 471-474