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Little Novels of Sicily (1925)
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    Gems from Sicily (Review)
    Little Novels of Sicily, by Giovanni Verga
    1. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    The Saturday Review, October 24, 1953, p. 66
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    Little Masterpieces (Review)
    Little Novels of Sicily, by Giovanni Verga
    1. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    The Nation, September 19, 1953, p. 237
  3. [+]
    Poverty's World (Review)
    Little Novels of Sicily, by Giovanni Verga
    1. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    Commonweal, September 18, 1953, p. 591
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    The Novels of Giovanni Verga (2 Reviews)
    The House by the Medlar Tree, by Giovanni Verga
    1. The House by the Medlar Tree by Giovanni Verga
    2. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    The New Republic, January 11, 1954, pp. 17-18
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    Varieties of Literary Experience (7 Reviews)
    The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon, and Other Humorous Tales, by Richard Edward Connell
    1. The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon, and Other Humorous Tales by Richard Edward Connell
    2. Variety by Richard Edward Connell
    3. God of Might by Elias Tobenkin
    4. Choice by Charles Guernon
    5. My Name Is Legion by Charles Langbridge Morgan
    6. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    7. O'Malley of Shanganagh by Donn Byrne
    The New Republic, May 20, 1925, p. 348
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    Formulas and Fictions (8 Reviews)
    The Horseman on the Roof, by Jean Giono
    1. The Horseman on the Roof by Jean Giono
    2. The Present and the Past by I. Compton-Burnett
    3. Grateful to Life and Death by R.K. Narayan
    4. Dinner with the Commendatore by Mario Soldati
    5. The Hive by Camilo Jose Cela
    6. Cousin Bazilio by Eca de Queiroz
    7. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    8. The Ponder Heart by Eudora Welty
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1954, pp. 141-144
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    Short Stories the World Over (10 Reviews)
    Prize Stories of 1924, by Blanche Colton Williams
    1. Prize Stories of 1924 by Blanche Colton Williams
    2. Prize Stories of 1923
    3. Centerville, U.S.A. by Charles Merz
    4. Flying Osip by L. Seifullina and Ivan Kasatkin
    5. Subsoil by George F. Hummel
    6. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    7. Five Tales by Emile Verhaeren
    8. Stories from the Dial
    9. The Best Short Stories of 1924 by Edward J. O'Brien
    10. Twenty-Three Stories by Twenty and Three Authors
    The Nation, April 22, 1925, pp. 469-470
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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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    Books in Review (15 Reviews)
    Quackery in the Public Schools, by Albert Lynd
    1. Quackery in the Public Schools by Albert Lynd
    2. Higher Education and the Human Spirit by Bernard E. Meland
    3. The Letters of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux by Bruno Scott James and Saint Bernard de Clairvaux, ...
    4. St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Seen Through His Selected Letters by Bruno Scott James and Saint Bernard
    5. The Making of the Middle Ages by R.W. Southern
    6. An Autumn in Italy by Sean O'Faolain
    7. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    8. Too Late the Phalarope by Alan Paton
    9. Nothing Is Quite Enough by Gary MacEoin
    10. The Rise and Splendour of the Chinese Empire by Rene Grousset
    11. China's Gentry by Hsiao-Tung Fei
    12. The Legacy of Persia by A.J. Arberry
    13. Russia: A History and an Interpretation by Michael T. Florinsky
    14. The Impact of Russian Culture on Soviet Communism by Dinko A. Tomasic
    15. The Communist Conspiracy by Stephen King-Hall
    The American Mercury, November 1953, pp. 136-144
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (92 Reviews)
    The Green Hat, by Michael Arlen
    1. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    2. Father Abraham by Irving Bacheller
    3. A Triangle by Maurice Baring
    4. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    5. Alan by E.F. Benson
    6. The House Without a Key by Earl Derr Biggers
    7. The Clutch of the Corsican by Alfred Hoyt Bill
    8. Old Wine by Phyllis Bottome
    9. Drums by James Boyd
    10. The Mysteries of Ann by Alice Brown
    11. Wild Berry Wine by Joanna Cannan
    12. Variety by Richard Edward Connell
    13. The Western Shore by Clarkson Crane
    14. Mrs. Harter by E.M. Delafield
    15. Harvest in Poland by Geoffrey Dennis
    16. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    17. The Loring Mystery by Jeffery Farnol
    18. So Big by Edna Ferber
    19. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    20. The Mill of Many Windows by J.S. Fletcher
    21. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    22. Pattern by Rose L. Franken
    23. The Mystery of Angelina Frood by R. Austin Freeman
    24. Mountains of Mystery by Arthur O. Friel
    25. The Long Green Gaze by Vincent Fuller
    26. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    27. High Noon by Crosbie Garstin
    28. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    29. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    30. The Thundering Herd by Zane Grey
    31. Queen of the Dawn by H. Rider Haggard
    32. Lifting Mist by Austin Harrison
    33. Mr. Collin Is Ruined by Frank Heller
    34. The Ship of Souls by Emerson Hough
    35. Myrtle by Stephen Hudson
    36. Professor by Stanley Johnson
    37. Before the Dawn by Toyohiko Kagawa
    38. Numerous Treasure by Robert Keable
    39. The Mansion House by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
    40. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    41. The Enchanted Hill by Peter B. Kyne
    42. The Treasure by Selma Lagerlof
    43. Snuffs and Butters, and Other Stories by Ellen N. La Motte
    44. Memoirs of Arsene Lupin by Maurice LeBlanc
    45. Dead Right by Jennette Lee
    46. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    47. Rugged Water by Joseph C. Lincoln
    48. Orphan Island by Rose Macaulay
    49. Perissa by S.P.B. Mais
    50. Martha by Percy Marks
    51. The Plastic Age by Percy Marks
    52. The Sleeper of the Moonlit Ranges by Edison Marshall
    53. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
    54. Young Mrs. Cruse by Viola Meynell
    55. The Monarch by Pierre Mille
    56. God's Stepchildren by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    57. The Counterplot by Hope Mirrlees
    58. The Best Short Stories of 1924 by Edward J. O'Brien
    59. His Wife-in-Law by Marie Conway Oemler
    60. The Black Soul by Liam O'Flaherty
    61. The Inevitable Millionaires by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    62. Sandalwood by Fulton Oursler
    63. Invisible Wounds by Frederick Palmer
    64. The Chase by Mollie Panter-Downes
    65. The Treasures of Typhon by Eden Phillpotts
    66. A Voice from the Dark by Eden Phillpotts
    67. Mr. Tasker's Gods by Theodore F. Powys
    68. Dominion by John Presland
    69. Old Brig's Cargo by Henry A. Pulsford
    70. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    71. The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini
    72. Obedience by Michael Sadleir
    73. The Skyrocket by Adela Rogers St. Johns
    74. The Turn of a Day by C.A. Dawson Scott
    75. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    76. Schooling by Paul Selver
    77. Initiation by George Shively
    78. The Rector of Wyck by May Sinclair
    79. The Scarlet Cockerel by C.M. Sublette
    80. Bobbed Hair by Twenty Famous Authors
    81. Watling's by Horace Annesley Vachell
    82. Tristan by Armando Palacio Valdes
    83. The Road to En-Dor by Louis Joseph Vance
    84. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    85. The Tree of the Folkungs by Verner von Heidenstam
    86. Julia by Betsey R. von Hutten
    87. Carnival Colors by Maude Radford Warren
    88. The Prince and the Princess by Claude C. Washburn
    89. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    90. Mystery in Red by Sidney Williams
    91. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    92. Passion and Pain by Stefan Zweig
    The Bookman, June 1925, pp. 465-468