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John Wain • 133 Items / 27 Books, 42 Articles, 57 Reviews, 7 Poems
The Contenders (1958)
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Published Reviews
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    Of Three Men (Review)
    The Contenders, by John Wain
    1. The Contenders by John Wain
    Commonweal, May 16, 1958, p. 189
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    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Contenders, by John Wain
    1. The Contenders by John Wain
    National Review, October 25, 1958, p. 284
  3. Recent Books
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    Inhibition and Innocence (2 Reviews)
    The Contenders, by John Wain
    1. The Contenders by John Wain
    2. Afternoon of an Author by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Modern Age, Spring 1959, pp. 197-200
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    Books: The Emergence of Clarence (2 Reviews)
    The Contenders, by John Wain
    1. The Contenders by John Wain
    2. The Way We Live Now by Warren Miller
    The New Yorker, May 31, 1958, pp. 103-104
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (3 Reviews)
    The Peripatetic Reviewer
    1. The Contenders by John Wain
    2. The Darling Buds of May by H.E. Bates
    3. Journey to Java by Harold G. Nicolson
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 1958, pp. 81-82
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    Camus, Durrell, Wain and Kavan (4 Reviews)
    Exile and the Kingdom, by Albert Camus
    1. Exile and the Kingdom by Albert Camus
    2. The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell
    3. The Contenders by John Wain
    4. Bright Green Field by Anna Kavan
    Encounter, June 1958, pp. 83-85
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    The New Books (10 Reviews)
    Numbers and Enigmas
    1. The Undiscovered Self by C.G. Jung
    2. Inside Russia Today by John Gunther
    3. A Very Far Country by E.M. Almedingen
    4. The Heart of India by Alexander Campbell
    5. Yonder One World by Frank R. Moraes
    6. Seasons of Jupiter by Anand Lall
    7. Declaration by Tom Maschler
    8. The Contenders by John Wain
    9. Happy as Larry by Thomas Hinde
    10. Dickens at Work by John Everett Butt and Kathleen Tillotson
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1958, pp. 80-90
  8. Reviews
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    Fiction Chronicle (10 Reviews)
    The Cross of Baron Samedi, by Richard Dohrman
    1. The Cross of Baron Samedi by Richard Dohrman
    2. The Sundial by Shirley Jackson
    3. The Return of Ansel Gibbs by Frederick Buechner
    4. Parktilden Village by George P. Elliott
    5. The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries
    6. The Price of Diamonds by Dan Jacobson
    7. The Hireling by L.P. Hartley
    8. The Contenders by John Wain
    9. Happy as Larry by Thomas Hinde
    10. The Subterraneans by Jack Kerouac
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1958, pp. 283-290