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The Fascinating Stranger, and Other Stories (1923)
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    The Editor Recommends--- (4 Reviews)
    Casanova, Adventurer and Lover, by Joseph Le Gras
    1. Casanova, Adventurer and Lover by Joseph Le Gras
    2. Roman Bartholow by Edwin Arlington Robinson
    3. The Fascinating Stranger, and Other Stories by Booth Tarkington
    4. Fiery Particles by C.E. Montague
    The Bookman, June 1923, pp. 450-451
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    New Novels (5 Reviews)
    Round the Corner, by Gilbert Cannan
    1. Round the Corner by Gilbert Cannan
    2. Challenge by V. Sackville-West
    3. Jessup by Newton Fuessle
    4. Restoration by Ethel Sidgwick
    5. The Fascinating Stranger, and Other Stories by Booth Tarkington
    The New Republic, June 6, 1923, p. 49
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    The New Books (7 Reviews)
    Fiction
    1. Black, White and Brindled by Eden Phillpotts
    2. A Friend at Court by Leon Stern and Elizabeth G. Stern
    3. The Fascinating Stranger, and Other Stories by Booth Tarkington
    4. Hugh Gwyeth: A Roundhead Cavalier by Beulah Marie Dix
    5. In the Land of Cotton by Dorothy Scarborough
    6. Old For-Ever by Alfred Ollivant
    7. Time Is Whispering by Elizabeth Robins
    The Outlook, June 6, 1923, p. 139
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (41 Reviews)
    West of the Water Tower, by Homer Croy
    1. West of the Water Tower by Homer Croy
    2. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    3. The Soul of Abe Lincoln by Bernie Babcock
    4. The Scudders by Irving Bacheller
    5. The Dim Lantern by Temple Bailey
    6. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    7. Eris by Robert W. Chambers
    8. Snake Doctor, and Other Stories by Irvin S. Cobb
    9. The Lonely Furrow by Maud Diver
    10. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
    11. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    12. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    13. The Middle of the Road by Philip Gibbs
    14. Wanderer of the Wasteland by Zane Grey
    15. Within These Walls by Rupert Hughes
    16. Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable
    17. Beyond the Menace by Harriet Graham Lewis
    18. The Day's Journey by W.B. Maxwell
    19. Mr. and Mrs. Sen by Louise Jordan Miln
    20. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley
    21. Trodden Gold by Howard Vincent O'Brien
    22. The Mystery Road by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    23. The Four Stragglers by Frank L. Packard
    24. Fathoms Deep by Elizabeth Stancy Payne
    25. The Wolf Trail by Roger S. Pocock
    26. Danger by Ernest Poole
    27. The Left Leg by T.F. Powys
    28. Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty
    29. The Hawkeye by Herbert Quick
    30. Ironheart by William MacLeod Raine
    31. Ponjola by Cynthia Stockley
    32. The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
    33. The Fascinating Stranger, and Other Stories by Booth Tarkington
    34. The Pointed Tower by Vance Thompson
    35. Mr. Podd by Freeman Tilden
    36. His Children's Children by Arthur Train
    37. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    38. Men Like Gods by H.G. Wells
    39. Thrifty Stock, and Other Stories by Ben Ames Williams
    40. In the Tenth Moon by Sidney Williams
    41. The Night of the Wedding by C.N. Williamson and A.M. Williamson
    The Bookman, September 1923, pp. 62-63
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (61 Reviews)
    Prize Stories of 1922, by Blanche Colton Williams
    1. Prize Stories of 1922 by Blanche Colton Williams
    2. Minglestreams by Jane Abbott
    3. West of the Water Tower by Homer Croy
    4. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    5. The Soul of Abe Lincoln by Bernie Babcock
    6. The Scudders by Irving Bacheller
    7. The Dim Lantern by Temple Bailey
    8. The Box of Spikenard by Ethel Boileau
    9. The Village by Ivan Bunin
    10. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    11. The Diary of a Drug Fiend by Aleister Crowley
    12. The Riddle, and Other Stories by Walter de la Mare
    13. The Master Breed by Francis Dickie
    14. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
    15. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    16. Exterior to the Evidence by J.S. Fletcher
    17. Ramshackle House by Hulbert Footner
    18. The Doom Dealer by David Fox
    19. The Woman of the Horizon by Gilbert Frankau
    20. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    21. The Middle of the Road by Philip Gibbs
    22. My Friend from Limousin by Jean Giraudoux
    23. Wanderer of the Wasteland by Zane Grey
    24. Unfinished Tales from a Russian Prison by Marguerite E. Baker Harrison
    25. The Missing Man by Mary R.P. Hatch
    26. Tomorrow About This Time by Grace Livingston Hill
    27. After All by George F. Hummel
    28. Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable
    29. White Lightning by Edwin Herbert Lewis
    30. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
    31. Under a Thousand Eyes by Florence Bingham Livingston
    32. Fifty-Fifty by A. Neil Lyons
    33. According to Gibson by Denis Mackail
    34. Without Conditions by Agnes Mure Mackenzie
    35. The Debutante by Edna Walker Malcoskey
    36. Walter of Tiverton by Bernard Marshall
    37. The Day's Journey by W.B. Maxwell
    38. Mr. and Mrs. Sen by Louise Jordan Miln
    39. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley
    40. Trodden Gold by Howard Vincent O'Brien
    41. Wet Clay by Seumas O'Kelly
    42. The Mystery Road by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    43. The Manuscript of Youth by Diana Patrick
    44. The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
    45. The Singing Wells by Roland Pertwee
    46. Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty
    47. The City of Lilies by Anthony Pryde and R.K. Weekes
    48. The Return of Frank Clamart by Henry C. Rowland
    49. The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
    50. Miss Minerva on the Old Plantation by Emma Speed Sampson
    51. Sinbad by C. Kay Scott
    52. Cordelia the Magnificent by Leroy Scott
    53. Ponjola by Cynthia Stockley
    54. The Fascinating Stranger, and Other Stories by Booth Tarkington
    55. His Children's Children by Arthur Train
    56. Baroque by Louis Joseph Vance
    57. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    58. The Desert Horizon by E.L. Grant Watson
    59. The Affair at Flower Acres by Carolyn Wells
    60. Men Like Gods by H.G. Wells
    61. A Gentleman of Sorts by Everett Young
    The Bookman, August 1923, pp. 637-639
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (95 Reviews)
    "Piracy", by Michael Arlen
    1. "Piracy" by Michael Arlen
    2. The Puppet Show by Martin Armstrong
    3. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    4. The Matherson Marriage by Ruby M. Ayres
    5. Dobachi by John Ayscough
    6. The Scudders by Irving Bacheller
    7. The Dim Lantern by Temple Bailey
    8. Keeban by Edwin Balmer
    9. The Last of the Vikings by Johan Bojer
    10. The Geese Fly South by Mary Bourn
    11. Through the Wheat by Thomas Boyd
    12. The Wrong Shadow by Harold Brighouse
    13. Tarzan and the Golden Lion by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    14. The Communicating Door by Wadsworth Camp
    15. Rough Hewn by Dorothy Canfield
    16. Annette and Bennett by Gilbert Cannan
    17. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    18. The Public Square by Will Levington Comfort
    19. A Lover at Forty by Gerald Cumberland
    20. The Escapade of Roger Drew by Frank Dilnot
    21. Out of the Silent North by Harry Sinclair Drago
    22. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
    23. Madame Claire by Susan Ertz
    24. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    25. The Copper Box by J.S. Fletcher
    26. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    27. The Middle of the Road by Philip Gibbs
    28. Helen of London by Sidney Gowing
    29. The Step on the Stair by Anna Katharine Green
    30. Wanderer of the Wasteland by Zane Grey
    31. Sky-Line Inn by Donal Hamilton Haines
    32. Victoria by Knut Hamsun
    33. Contact, and Other Stories by Frances Noyes Hart
    34. Pirate Princes and Yankee Jacks by Daniel Henderson
    35. The Bright Shawl by Joseph Hergesheimer
    36. "Strictly Business" by F. Morton Howard
    37. The Bishop of the Ozarks by Milford W. Howard
    38. Prince Hempseed by Stephen Hudson
    39. Within These Walls by Rupert Hughes
    40. Barney by S.B.H. Hurst
    41. This Freedom by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    42. Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable
    43. Six Breeds by R.G. Kirk
    44. Echo by Margaret Rivers Larminie
    45. The Voice from the Void by William Le Queux
    46. Wolves of the Sea by Gaston Leroux
    47. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
    48. Under a Thousand Eyes by Florence Bingham Livingston
    49. Man's Country by Peter Clark Macfarlane
    50. Lanty Hanlon by Patrick MacGill
    51. The Shining Pyramid by Arthur Machen
    52. The House of the Enemy by Camille Mallarme
    53. The Day's Journey by W.B. Maxwell
    54. The Oxford Circus by Hamish Miles and Raymond Mortimer
    55. Mr. and Mrs. Sen by Louise Jordan Miln
    56. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley
    57. Sweet Pepper by Geoffrey Moss
    58. Trodden Gold by Howard Vincent O'Brien
    59. The Hat of Destiny by T.P. O'Connor
    60. Old For-Ever by Alfred Ollivant
    61. The Seven Conundrums by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    62. The Four Stragglers by Frank L. Packard
    63. Single Reels by Albert Bigelow Paine
    64. The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
    65. The Beloved Brute by Kenneth Perkins
    66. Black, White and Brindled by Eden Phillpotts
    67. Danger by Ernest Poole
    68. Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty
    69. Wisdom of the Wilderness by Charles G.D. Roberts
    70. Time Is Whispering by Elizabeth Robins
    71. The House by the Windmill by Agnes Edwards Rothery
    72. In Dark Places by John Russell
    73. The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
    74. Desolate Splendour by Michael Sadleir
    75. Daughters of the Rich by Edgar Saltus
    76. Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
    77. In the Land of Cotton by Dorothy Scarborough
    78. Cordelia the Magnificent by Leroy Scott
    79. Restoration by Ethel Sidgwick
    80. The Hidden Road by Elsie Singmaster
    81. The Shame Dance, and Other Stories by Wilbur Daniel Steele
    82. A Friend at Court by Leon Stern and Elizabeth G. Stern
    83. Ponjola by Cynthia Stockley
    84. The Jewel of Seven Stars by Bram Stoker
    85. The Wake of the Setting Sun by William Averill Stowell
    86. The Gun Runner by Arthur Stringer
    87. Phantom Wires by Arthur Stringer
    88. The Enchanted Country by Joan Sutherland
    89. The Fascinating Stranger, and Other Stories by Booth Tarkington
    90. His Children's Children by Arthur Train
    91. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    92. Seven for a Secret by Mary Webb
    93. Men Like Gods by H.G. Wells
    94. Masques by Elizabeth Hall Yates
    95. Habit by Darryl Francis Zanuck
    The Bookman, July 1923, pp. 540-544
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (96 Reviews)
    Marriage: Short Stories of Married Life by American Writers, by American Writers
    1. Marriage: Short Stories of Married Life by American Writers by American Writers
    2. Many Marriages by Sherwood Anderson
    3. The House on Smith Square by Anna Robeson Burr
    4. West of the Water Tower by Homer Croy
    5. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    6. The Grays by Charlotte Bacon
    7. The Dim Lantern by Temple Bailey
    8. Country Club People by Margaret Culkin Banning
    9. The Chaste Diana by E. Barrington
    10. Murdo by Konrad Bercovici
    11. The Great-Grandmother by George A. Birmingham
    12. Blackguard by Maxwell Bodenheim
    13. The Victim and the Worm by Phyllis Bottome
    14. The Voice at Johnnywater by B.M. Bower
    15. The Wrong Move by Anna Robeson Burr
    16. Rough Hewn by Dorothy Canfield
    17. Round the Corner by Gilbert Cannan
    18. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    19. The Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie
    20. The Country Beyond by James Oliver Curwood
    21. Times Have Changed by Elmer H. Davis
    22. Possession by Mazo de la Roche
    23. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
    24. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    25. The House of the Secret by Claude Farrere
    26. Fires of Fate by Wilbur Finley Fauley
    27. Capitol Hill by Harvey Fergusson
    28. Being Respectable by Grace H. Flandrau
    29. Mainspring by V.H. Friedlaender
    30. Jessup by Newton Fuessle
    31. The Quare Women by Lucy Furman
    32. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    33. The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy
    34. Nacha Regules by Manuel Galvez
    35. Lady Into Fox by David Garnett
    36. Conquistador by Katharine Fullerton Gerould
    37. The Middle of the Road by Philip Gibbs
    38. Tyler of Barnet by Bernard Gilbert
    39. The Step on the Stair by Anna Katharine Green
    40. Wanderer of the Wasteland by Zane Grey
    41. The Lucky Number by Ian Hay
    42. The Emperor's Old Clothes by Frank Heller
    43. Homely Lilla by Robert Herrick
    44. Demian by Hermann Hesse
    45. Merry O by Ethel Hueston
    46. This Freedom by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    47. Anthony John: A Biography by Jerome K. Jerome
    48. Cables of Cobweb by Paul Jordan-Smith
    49. Peradventure; or, The Silence of God by Robert Keable
    50. Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable
    51. Career by Dorothy Kennard
    52. The Captain's Doll, and Other Stories by D.H. Lawrence
    53. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
    54. Genevra's Money by E.V. Lucas
    55. Man's Country by Peter Clark Macfarlane
    56. The World Outside by Harold MacGrath
    57. Stolen Honey by Rachel Swete Macnamara
    58. The Survivors by Lucas Malet
    59. The Cruise of the Jasper B. by Don Marquis
    60. The Clinton Twins, and Other Stories by Archibald Marshall
    61. Fiery Particles by C.E. Montague
    62. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley
    63. The Landlord's Daughter by Harrison S. Morris
    64. The Orissers by L.H. Myers
    65. Self by Beverley Nichols
    66. The Wolfer by Frederick Niven
    67. Trodden Gold by Howard Vincent O'Brien
    68. The Seven Conundrums by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    69. A Daughter of the Dawn by Marion Randall Parsons
    70. Impromptu by Elliot H. Paul
    71. La Parcelle 32 by Ernest Perochon
    72. As We Are by Walter B. Pitkin
    73. Pay Gravel by Hugh Poindexter
    74. Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty
    75. Youth's Way by Cale Young Rice
    76. The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
    77. Scissors by Cecil Roberts
    78. Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini
    79. The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
    80. The Snare by Rafael Sabatini
    81. The Bird of Passage by John Schoolcraft
    82. Stories, Dreams and Allegories by Olive Schreiner
    83. Anne Severn and the Fieldings by May Sinclair
    84. Downstream by Sigfrid Siwertz
    85. The Fascinating Stranger, and Other Stories by Booth Tarkington
    86. The River Road by Hamilton Thompson
    87. The Road to Calvary by Aleksey N. Tolstoy
    88. Stonecrop by Cecile Tormay
    89. His Children's Children by Arthur Train
    90. The Unbidden Guest by Silvio Villa
    91. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    92. Footlights by Rita Weiman
    93. The Affair at Flower Acres by Carolyn Wells
    94. Island Gold by Valentine Williams
    95. Family by Wayland Wells Williams
    96. Pilgrim's Rest by Francis Brett Young
    The Bookman, June 1923, pp. 443-446