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The Pleasure Buyers (1925)
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    Current Books (4 Reviews)
    Fiction
    1. Lorenzo the Magnificent by Dane Coolidge
    2. Rosalie by Charles Major
    3. The Pleasure Buyers by Arthur Somers Roche
    4. Seibert of the Island by Gordon Young
    The Outlook, July 22, 1925, p. 433
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    The New Books (15 Reviews)
    A Study of the Modern Drama, by Barrett H. Clark
    1. A Study of the Modern Drama by Barrett H. Clark
    2. Jacqueline, and Four Other Stories from the French by Henri Duvernois
    3. Brave Earth by Alfred T. Sheppard
    4. Great Sea Stories: Second Series by Joseph Lewis French
    5. Where the Twain Met by Herbert G. Woodworth
    6. The Black Turret by Patrick Wynnton
    7. "Quack!" by Robert Elson
    8. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    9. The Pleasure Buyers by Arthur Somers Roche
    10. The Drums of Yle by J.U. Nicolson
    11. Nor Youth Nor Age by Harold Vinal
    12. A Lover of the Land, and Other Poems by Frederick Niven
    13. Mirrors by Margaret Tod Ritter
    14. The Wonder Book of Plant Life by J.H. Fabre
    15. Everyday Doings of Insects by Evelyn Cheesman
    The Saturday Review, August 15, 1925, p. 51
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (62 Reviews)
    Georgian Stories, 1925,
    1. Georgian Stories, 1925
    2. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    3. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    4. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    5. The Goose Woman, and Other Stories by Rex Beach
    6. The Chicken-Wagon Family by Barry Benefield
    7. The Monkey-Puzzle by John D. Beresford
    8. Replenishing Jessica by Maxwell Bodenheim
    9. This Old Man by Gertrude Bone
    10. Drums by James Boyd
    11. Samuel Drummond by Thomas Boyd
    12. The Great Van Suttart Mystery by George Agnew Chamberlain
    13. In His Own Image by Frederick Rolfe
    14. The Ancient Highway by James Oliver Curwood
    15. The Love Complex by Thomas Dixon
    16. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    17. So Big by Edna Ferber
    18. Kunala by Arpad Ferenczy
    19. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    20. Hard Wood by Arthur O. Friel
    21. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    22. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    23. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    24. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    25. Wanderings by Robert Herrick
    26. The Sons of the Sheik by E.M. Hull
    27. One Increasing Purpose by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    28. An Octave by Jeffery E. Marston
    29. The George and the Crown by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    30. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    31. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    32. Doodab by Harold A. Loeb
    33. Greenery Street by Denis Mackail
    34. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
    35. Tales of Intrigue and Revenge by Stephen McKenna
    36. Ellen Adair by Frederick Niven
    37. The Neglected Clue by Isabel Ostrander
    38. Red Ashes by Margaret Pedler
    39. Confident Morning by Arthur Stanwood Pier
    40. The Little Dark Man, and Other Russian Sketches by Ernest Poole
    41. Ebony and Ivory by Llewelyn Powys
    42. The Relic by Eca de Queiroz
    43. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    44. The Pleasure Buyers by Arthur Somers Roche
    45. Summer by Romain Rolland
    46. The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini
    47. The Strolling Saint by Raphael Sabatini
    48. Miss Minerva Broadcasts Billy by Emma Speed Sampson
    49. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    50. Thus Far by J.C. Snaith
    51. The Red Cord by Thomas Grant Springer
    52. The Crazy Fool by Donald Ogden Stewart
    53. The Laughing Buddha by James Livingstone Stewart
    54. The Mistress of Husaby by Sigrid Undset
    55. Life Begins To-Morrow by Guido da Verona
    56. The Contracting Circle by E.L. Grant-Watson
    57. Kept by Alec Waugh
    58. Face Cards by Carolyn Wells
    59. The Rational Hind by Ben Ames Williams
    60. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    61. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    62. A Son of His Father by Harold Bell Wright
    The Bookman, October 1925, pp. 202-204