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  1. The Book Table
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    Locke's Latest (Review)
    The Coming of Amos, by William J. Locke
    1. The Coming of Amos by William J. Locke
    The Outlook, September 10, 1924, p. 62
  2. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (42 Reviews)
    Mother Mason, by Bess Streeter Aldrich
    1. Mother Mason by Bess Streeter Aldrich
    2. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    3. Peacock Feathers by Temple Bailey
    4. The Seven Sleepers by Francis Beeding
    5. Desert Brew by B.M. Bower
    6. A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood
    7. The Unknown Quantity by Ethel M. Dell
    8. Wide Waters by Aylward Edward Dingle
    9. Following the Grass by Harry Sinclair Drago
    10. The Man Who Plundered the City by Sven Elvestad
    11. Nina by Susan Ertz
    12. So Big by Edna Ferber
    13. The Flower Beneath the Foot by Ronald Firbank
    14. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    15. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    16. Humpty Dumpty by Ben Hecht
    17. Balisand by Joseph Hergesheimer
    18. The Slave Ship by Mary Johnston
    19. The Enchanted Hill by Peter B. Kyne
    20. Rugged Water by Joseph C. Lincoln
    21. The Coming of Amos by William J. Locke
    22. On Board the "Morning Star" by Pierre MacOrlan
    23. The Plastic Age by Percy Marks
    24. The Valley of Voices by George Tracy Marsh
    25. Sard Harker by John Masefield
    26. East of the Setting Sun by George Barr McCutcheon
    27. The Quaint Companions by Leonard Merrick
    28. In a Shantung Garden by Louise Jordan Miln
    29. Rose of the World by Kathleen Norris
    30. The Inevitable Millionaires by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    31. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    32. Liberation by Isabel Ostrander
    33. The Invisible Woman by Herbert Quick
    34. Red of the Redfields by Grace S. Richmond
    35. St. Martin's Summer by Rafael Sabatini
    36. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    37. Isles fo the Blest by Wilbur Daniel Steele
    38. The Needle's Eye by Arthur Train
    39. Deep in the Hearts of Men by Mary E. Waller
    40. The Old Ladies by Hugh Walpole
    41. Innocent Desires by Elliot L. Grant Watson
    42. Professor! How Could You? by Harry Leon Wilson
    The Bookman, February 1925, pp. 763-764
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (43 Reviews)
    The Green Hat, by Michael Arlen
    1. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    2. These Charming People by Michael Arlen
    3. Father Abraham by Irving Bacheller
    4. Peacock Feathers by Temple Bailey
    5. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    6. Matilda, Governess of the English by Sophia Cleugh
    7. The Golden Cocoon by Ruth Cross
    8. A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood
    9. The Unknown Quantity by Ethel M. Dell
    10. Captain Desmond, V.C. by Maud Diver
    11. Nina by Susan Ertz
    12. So Big by Edna Ferber
    13. The Wolves and the Lamb by J.S. Fletcher
    14. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    15. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    16. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    17. The Thundering Herd by Zane Grey
    18. Those Barren Leaves by Aldous Huxley
    19. Youth Rides West by Will Irwin
    20. The Slave Ship by Mary Johnston
    21. The Enchanted Hill by Peter B. Kyne
    22. Rugged Water by Joseph C. Lincoln
    23. The Coming of Amos by William J. Locke
    24. Orphan Island by Rose Macaulay
    25. The Plastic Age by Percy Marks
    26. East of the Setting Sun by George Barr McCutcheon
    27. In a Shantung Garden by Louise Jordan Miln
    28. The Soul of China by Louise Jordan Miln
    29. Rose of the World by Kathleen Norris
    30. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    31. Pimpernel and Rosemary by Emmuska Baroness Orczy
    32. The Treasures of Typhon by Eden Phillpotts
    33. Ducdame by John Cowper Powys
    34. The Peasants: Winter by Ladislas Reymont
    35. Red of the Redfields by Grace S. Richmond
    36. St. Martin's Summer by Rafael Sabatini
    37. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    38. The Grub Street Nights Entertainments by J.C. Squire
    39. The Matriarch by G.B. Stern
    40. The Needle's Eye by Arthur Train
    41. Deep in the Hearts of Men by Mary E. Waller
    42. The Old Ladies by Hugh Walpole
    43. Professor! How Could You? by Harry Leon Wilson
    The Bookman, March 1925, pp. 79-80
  4. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (68 Reviews)
    Aces: A Collection of Short Stories,
    1. Aces: A Collection of Short Stories
    2. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    3. The Lake by Margaret Ashmun
    4. Mariposa by Henry Baerlein
    5. Peacock Feathers by Temple Bailey
    6. Red Dawn by Pio Baroja
    7. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    8. Branded by Robert Ames Bennet
    9. Elsie and the Child, and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
    10. Unity by John D. Beresford
    11. The Treble Clef by Edward C. Booth
    12. Three Pilgrims and a Tinker by Mary Borden
    13. The Sublime Jester by Ezra Brudno
    14. The Single Heart by J.E. Buckrose
    15. The Street of the Eye, and Nine Other Tales by Gerald W. Bullett
    16. The White Oxen, and Other Stories by Kenneth Burke
    17. The Home-Maker by Dorothy Canfield
    18. Fresh Waters, and Other Stories by Richard Washburn Child
    19. A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood
    20. The Unknown Quantity by Ethel M. Dell
    21. Vultures of the Dark by Richard E. Enright
    22. Madame Claire by Susan Ertz
    23. Nina by Susan Ertz
    24. Sailor's Wives by Warner Fabian
    25. So Big by Edna Ferber
    26. Sudden Wealth by Henry James Forman
    27. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    28. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    29. Little Novels of Nowadays by Philip Gibbs
    30. Balisand by Joseph Hergesheimer
    31. Three Flights Up by Sidney Howard
    32. The Enchanted Hill by Peter B. Kyne
    33. A.O. Barnabooth: His Diary by Valery Larbaud and A.O. Barnabooth
    34. Rugged Water by Joseph C. Lincoln
    35. The Coming of Amos by William J. Locke
    36. The Plastic Age by Percy Marks
    37. The Valley of Voices by George Tracy Marsh
    38. Elaine at the Gates by W.B. Maxwell
    39. Widening Waters by Margaret Hill McCarter
    40. The Dominant Blood by Robert E. McClure
    41. East of the Setting Sun by George Barr McCutcheon
    42. Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Stephen McKenna
    43. Centerville, U.S.A. by Charles Merz
    44. In a Shantung Garden by Louise Jordan Miln
    45. My Daughter Helen by Allan Monkhouse
    46. Picaro by Charles Nordhoff
    47. Rose of the World by Kathleen Norris
    48. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    49. The Land of the Fathers by Sergei I. Gussiev-Orenburgsky
    50. We Three by Olga Ott and Estrid Ott
    51. The Peasants: Autumn by Ladislas Reymont
    52. St. Martin's Summer by Rafael Sabatini
    53. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    54. The Lord of the Sea by M.P. Shiel
    55. Arnold Waterlow: A Life by May Sinclair
    56. Fourscore by Sidney Herschel Small
    57. The Law of the Threshold by Flora Annie Steel
    58. In the Land of Youth by James Stephens
    59. Mr. and Mrs. Haddock Abroad by Donald Ogden Stewart
    60. The Needle's Eye by Arthur Train
    61. The Tattooed Countess by Carl Van Vechten
    62. Deep in the Hearts of Men by Mary E. Waller
    63. The Fabric of the Loom by Mary S. Watts
    64. Prillilgirl by Carolyn Wells
    65. The Glory Hole by Stewart Edward White
    66. Harvey Landrum by Ridley Wills
    67. The Show-Off by William Almon Wolff
    68. Lottery by W.E. Woodward
    The Bookman, January 1925, pp. 625-627
  5. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (70 Reviews)
    Shackled, by Achmed Abdullah
    1. Shackled by Achmed Abdullah
    2. A Naked King by Albert Ades
    3. The Golden Village by Joseph Anthony
    4. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    5. These Charming People by Michael Arlen
    6. Gone Native by Asterisk
    7. The Fox's Paw by Ramon Perez de Ayala
    8. Peacock Feathers by Temple Bailey
    9. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    10. Pipers and a Dancer by Stella Benson
    11. The Motherless by Bengt Berg
    12. The Home-Maker by Dorothy Canfield
    13. R.F.D. No. 3 by Homer Croy
    14. The Gay Conspirators by Philip Curtiss
    15. A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood
    16. The Beauty of the Purple by William Stearns Davis
    17. The Finger-Post by Mrs. Henry Dudeney
    18. The King of Elfland's Daughter by Lord Dunsany
    19. Madame Claire by Susan Ertz
    20. Nina by Susan Ertz
    21. Sailor's Wives by Warner Fabian
    22. Thomas the Lambkin, Gentleman of Fortune by Claude Farrere
    23. So Big by Edna Ferber
    24. Entranced by Grace Flandrau
    25. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    26. Chalk Face by Waldo Frank
    27. The Colour of Youth by V.H. Friedlaender
    28. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    29. The Broken Bow by L. Allen Harker
    30. The Grand Duke's Finances by Frank Heller
    31. Balisand by Joseph Hergesheimer
    32. Re-Creations by Grace Livingston Hill
    33. Youth Wins by Muriel Hine
    34. The Oblate of St. Benedict by J.-K. Huysmans
    35. Queen Calafia by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
    36. Recompense by Robert Keable
    37. Marbacka by Selma Lagerlof
    38. How to Write Short Stories by Ring W. Lardner
    39. The Coming of Amos by William J. Locke
    40. The Old Men of the Sea by Compton Mackenzie
    41. The Little Girl, and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield
    42. The Plastic Age by Percy Marks
    43. Anthony Dare's Progress by Archibald Marshall
    44. In a Shantung Garden by Louise Jordan Miln
    45. Paulus Fy: The History of an Esthete by Helene Mullins and Marie Gallegher
    46. Rose of the World by Kathleen Norris
    47. Julie Cane by Harvey O'Higgins
    48. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    49. Viennese Medley by Edith O'Shaughnessy
    50. Semi-Attached by Anne Parrish
    51. Touchdowns by Lawrence Perry
    52. Treasure Trail by Roland Pertwee
    53. Walker of the Secret Service by Melville Davisson Post
    54. Bardelys the Magnificent by Rafael Sabatini
    55. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    56. The Roughneck by Robert W. Service
    57. Arnold Waterlow: A Life by May Sinclair
    58. Golden Ballast by H. De Vere Stacpoole
    59. The Sacrament of Silence by Noel Sylvestre
    60. The Tattooed Countess by Carl Van Vechten
    61. Deep in the Hearts of Men by Mary E. Waller
    62. The Old Ladies by Hugh Walpole
    63. The Innocents by Henry Kitchell Webster
    64. The Apple of the Eye by Glenway Wescott
    65. Old New York by Edith Wharton
    66. The Turn of the Balance by Brand Whitlock
    67. The Prowler by Hugh Wiley
    68. The Thing in the Woods by Harper Williams
    69. Professor! How Could You? by Harry Leon Wilson
    70. The Able McLaughlins by Margaret Wilson
    The Bookman, December 1924, pp. 485-487
  6. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (92 Reviews)
    Stories from the Dial,
    1. Stories from the Dial
    2. The Beast by Luke Allan
    3. These Charming People by Michael Arlen
    4. Peacock Feathers by Temple Bailey
    5. A Handmaid of the Lord by Margaret Culkin Banning
    6. C by Maurice Baring
    7. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    8. Tales of the Old-Timers by Frederick R. Bechdolt
    9. Rodman the Boat-Steerer, and Other Stories by Louis Becke
    10. David Blaize of King's by E.F. Benson
    11. Iliana by Konrad Bercovici
    12. A Pilgrimage by Johan Bojer
    13. Encounters by Elizabeth Bowen
    14. The Dark Cloud by Thomas Boyd
    15. The Green Bay Tree by Louis Bromfield
    16. The Three Hostages by John Buchan
    17. The Interpreter's House by Struthers Burt
    18. Blind Raftery by Donn Byrne
    19. The Home-Maker by Dorothy Canfield
    20. A Lovely Day by Henry Ceard
    21. The Lantern on the Plow by George Agnew Chamberlain
    22. Daughters of Eve by Ellery H. Clark
    23. Sunclouds by Octavus Roy Cohen
    24. The Widow's House by Kathleen Coyle
    25. The Shot by Sibyl Creed
    26. A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood
    27. One Way Street by Beale Davis
    28. Siege Perilous, and Other Stories by Maud Diver
    29. Many Dogs There Be by Walter A. Dyer
    30. Madame Claire by Susan Ertz
    31. Expectancy by John Eyton
    32. Sailor's Wives by Warner Fabian
    33. So Big by Edna Ferber
    34. A Fool's Hell by Rosita Forbes
    35. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    36. The Red Thumb Mark by R. Austin Freeman
    37. Brownstone Front by Gilbert W. Gabriel
    38. The Triumph of Gallio by W.L. George
    39. Heirs Apparent by Philip Gibbs
    40. Oil by Walter Gilkyson
    41. The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
    42. Sound and Fury by James Henle
    43. Young Archimedes, and Other Stories by Aldous Huxley
    44. Recompense by Robert Keable
    45. Wings by Ethel M. Kelley
    46. The Garden of Folly by Stephen Leacock
    47. The Back of the Book by Margaret Leech
    48. The Coming of Amos by William J. Locke
    49. The Heavenly Ladder by Compton Mackenzie
    50. The Plastic Age by Percy Marks
    51. The House of the Arrow by A.E.W. Mason
    52. East of the Setting Sun by George Barr McCutcheon
    53. The Priceless Pearl by Alice Duer Miller
    54. In a Shantung Garden by Louise Jordan Miln
    55. Pandora Lifts the Lid by Christopher Morley and Don Marquis
    56. Keeping the Peace by Gouverneur Morris
    57. The Devonshers by Honore Willsie Morrow
    58. The Spanish Farm by R.H. Mottram
    59. The Callahans and the Murphys by Kathleen Norris
    60. Rose of the World by Kathleen Norris
    61. Devil Dare by Alfred Ollivant
    62. The Locked Book by Frank L. Packard
    63. The Red Riders by Thomas Nelson Page
    64. The Barbarian Lover by Margaret Pedler
    65. Other People's Lives by Henry Albert Phillips
    66. Rue with a Difference by Charles Recht
    67. Proud Flesh by Lawrence Rising
    68. Sails of Sunset by Cecil Roberts
    69. The High Altar by Agnes Edwards Rothery
    70. Bardelys the Magnificent by Rafael Sabatini
    71. The Historical Nights' Entertainment by Rafael Sabatini
    72. Talk by Emanie N. Sachs
    73. Masquerading Mary by Emma Speed Sampson
    74. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    75. The Way of the Buffalo by Charles Alden Seltzer
    76. The Roughneck by Robert W. Service
    77. Porto Bello Gold by Arthur D. Howden Smith
    78. The Uncertain Feast by Solita Solano
    79. Who Would Be Free by Marian Spitzer
    80. Dalla the Lion-Cub by Cynthia Stockley
    81. The Double Cross by A.E. Thomas
    82. The Needle's Eye by Arthur Train
    83. The Tattooed Countess by Carl Van Vechten
    84. Sunrise by Marie Van Vorst
    85. Deep in the Hearts of Men by Mary E. Waller
    86. Gordon of the Lost Lagoon by Robert Watson
    87. The Innocents by Henry Kitchell Webster
    88. Old New York by Edith Wharton
    89. The Fire in the Flint by Walter Francis White
    90. Charis Sees It Through by Margaret Widdemer
    91. The Able McLaughlins by Margaret Wilson
    92. The Shirt by Peter E. Wright
    The Bookman, November 1924, pp. 333-336