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Ironical Tales (1927)
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Published Reviews
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    Irony or Fantasy? (Review)
    Ironical Tales, by Laurence Housman
    1. Ironical Tales by Laurence Housman
    The Saturday Review, April 2, 1927, p. 694
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    Briefer Mention (4 Reviews)
    The Book of Bulbs, by F.F. Rockwell
    1. The Book of Bulbs by F.F. Rockwell
    2. Ironical Tales by Laurence Housman
    3. A Book of Church History by Susan Cunnington
    4. Vanneck by Robert Grant
    Commonweal, October 26, 1927, p. 620
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    Fiction Notes (4 Reviews)
    One Crystal and a Mother, by Ellen Du Pois Taylor
    1. One Crystal and a Mother by Ellen Du Pois Taylor
    2. Ironical Tales by Laurence Housman
    3. Green Forest by Nathalie Sedgwick Colby
    4. Liliecrona's Home by Selma Lagerlof
    The New Republic, April 20, 1927, pp. 256-257
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    Check List of New Books (6 Reviews)
    Essays
    1. The Golden Complex: A Defence of Inferiority by Lee Wilson Dodd
    2. A Call to Order by Jean Cocteau
    3. Sibylla, or the Revival of Prophecy by C.A. Mace
    4. The Future of Futurism by John Rodker
    5. Ironical Tales by Laurence Housman
    6. Essays in Memory of Barrett Wendell by William R. Castle
    The American Mercury, June 1927
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    The Month On Murray Hill (10 Reviews)
    Young Men in Love, by Michael Arlen
    1. Young Men in Love by Michael Arlen
    2. Revolt in the Desert by T.E. Lawrence
    3. The Beadle by Pauline Smith
    4. Rogues and Vagabonds by Compton Mackenzie
    5. Famous Criminals and Their Trials by Sidney Theodore Felstead and Mary Beatrice Leycester Muir, ...
    6. Broadway by Philip Dunning and George Abbott
    7. Wild Orchard by Dan Totheroh
    8. Billy Padley's Wife by Norman Venner
    9. Ruth's Rebellion by Achmed Abdullah
    10. Ironical Tales by Laurence Housman
    The Bookman, April 1927
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    Novels in Brief (12 Reviews)
    The Cross, by Sigrid Undset
    1. The Cross by Sigrid Undset
    2. Black April by Julia Peterkin
    3. The Return of Don Quixote by G.K. Chesterton
    4. The Blatchington Tangle by G.D.H. Cole and Margaret Cole
    5. The Emerald of Catherine the Great by Hilaire Belloc
    6. The Beadle by Pauline Smith
    7. Mr. Gilhooley by Liam O'Flaherty
    8. Brackie, the Fool by Klabund
    9. Max Havelaar by Eduard Dekker
    10. The Marriage Bed by Ernest Pascal
    11. Irene Iddesleigh by Amanda McKittrick Ros
    12. Ironical Tales by Laurence Housman
    The Nation, June 8, 1927, pp. 649-650
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (71 Reviews)
    Revelry, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    1. Revelry by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    2. This Day's Madness by Adelaide Champneys
    3. Joykin by Michael Arabian
    4. Pa: The Head of the Family by Margaret Eliza Ashmun
    5. The Ghost Book by Cynthia Asquith
    6. Andy Brandt's Ark by Edna Bryner
    7. The Pendulum by Annie S. Swan
    8. The Delectable Mountains by M. Struthers Burt
    9. The Silver Cord by George Agnew Chamberlain
    10. Falling Seeds by Elisabeth Cobb Chapman
    11. Sweepings by Lester Cohen
    12. The Outer Gate by Octavus Roy Cohen
    13. Speak to the Earth by Sarah Comstock
    14. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    15. Doomsday by Warwick Deeping
    16. I'll Have a Fine Funeral by Pierre de la Maziere
    17. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    18. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    19. Galahad by John Erskine
    20. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    21. Flower Phantoms by Ronald Fraser
    22. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    23. Vivian by H.L. Gates
    24. The Golden Centipede by Louise Gerard
    25. Labels by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    26. The Young Anarchy by Philip Gibbs
    27. The Romantic Comedians by Ellen Glasgow
    28. Lucky Numbers by Montague Glass
    29. Under the Tonto Rim by Zane Grey
    30. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
    31. Ironical Tales by Laurence Housman
    32. The Islanders by Helen R. Hull
    33. Young in the "Nineties" by Una Hunt
    34. Song of Life by Fannie Hurst
    35. The Victory Murders by Foster Johns
    36. The Big Mogul by Joseph C. Lincoln
    37. Lord of Himself by Percy Marks
    38. Among Those Present by Lois Montross
    39. Forever Free by Honore Willsie Morrow
    40. A Wreath of Cloud by Arthur Waley and Lady Murasaki
    41. Chevrons by Leonard H. Nason
    42. The Hard-Boiled Virgin by Frances Newman
    43. Crazy Pavements by Beverley Nichols
    44. Break o' Day by Con O'Leary
    45. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    46. Zero by H. Collinson Owen
    47. Tomorrow Morning by Anne Parrish
    48. The Marriage Bed by Ernest Pascal
    49. The Marquis de Bolibar by Leo Perutz
    50. Black April by Julia Peterkin
    51. The Magic Garden by Gene Stratton-Porter
    52. Adam in Moonshine by J.B. Priestley
    53. Cherry Square by Grace S. Richmond
    54. Deep Enough by Malcolm Ross
    55. The Old Countess by Anne Douglas Sedgwick (Mrs. Basil de Selincourt)
    56. Half-Gods by Murray Sheehan
    57. The Plutocrat by Booth Tarkington
    58. One Crystal and a Mother by Ellen Du Pois Taylor
    59. The Admiral and Others by Peggy Temple
    60. Wild Orchard by Dan Totheroh
    61. Sarati the Terrible by Jean Vignaud
    62. Harmer John by Hugh Walpole
    63. Never Give All by Maude Radford Warren
    64. Passing the Love of Women by Joseph White
    65. Latterday Symphony by Romer Wilson
    66. Divots by P.G. Wodehouse
    67. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    68. Driftwood Spars by Percival Christopher Wren
    69. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    70. The Orphan Angel by Elinor Wylie
    71. Love Is Enough by Francis Brett Young
    The Bookman, May 1927, pp. 334-336